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Gringo en Quema 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Mike Strassman
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Submitted By: Luis Cisneros on Apr 27, 2009

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Description 

The two first bolts are a bit spicy. Start on the corner, layback and move right to clip the second bolt. Then move up on easy climbing into the face. The last 20 feet get a bit harder. Really fun route!

Location 

Starts on the corner right from the mesquite tree (and the start of Hair's on Fire).

Protection 

Bolts and Anchors


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By Daryl Allan
From: Sierra Vista, AZ
Oct 25, 2010

Congrats on your first 5.11 lead Angel. Way to go! Only back a month from almost two years in Afghanistan and already cranking 11's. Nice work!!
By Angel Mangual
From: Sierra Vista, AZ
Oct 25, 2010
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Thanks for the support! It was AWESOME! Next...Liquor and Porn!
By JoeS
Nov 25, 2012

Actually I believe that Tony Lusk did the first ascent of this route. As he told it to me, he stole the red-tagged route while Strassman was in Europe, hence the name. Afterwards he was sorry that he had done that.