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Grizzly 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 2 pitches, 145'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Michael Kimm, Summer 2011
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Submitted By: Michael Kimm on May 17, 2012
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Ocean nears the crux of Grizzly.

Description 

Climb the left approach pitch (5.6) to a bowl with an anchor, then climb the right line of bolts to a standing rest below a steep varnished wall. Climb through three bolts of positive holds that get smaller and smaller, until faced with a tiny crimp and very long reach just below the anchor (crux). A lovely climb; my favorite on the wall.


Location 

Rappel with one 60m rope.


Protection 

Bolts to chains.



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Ocean on Grizzly.
Ocean on Grizzly.
Ocean splayed out at Grizzly's crux.
Ocean splayed out at Grizzly's crux.
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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Apr 20, 2013
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a

A fine climb on a fun cliff. Still crispy, as the cliff is very new, but fun movement on good rock.

By Patrick R. M.
From: Nevada
3 days ago
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c

Still quite chossy, ripped off a hand sized flake near the crux today. Great fun nonetheless!