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Guerilla Drilla 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Bill Leventhal, Matt Oliphant, Mike Draper
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Submitted By: Art Morimitsu on Mar 2, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Guerilla Drilla..I think..

Description 

Good holds on less than vertical face leading to a steeper section

Location 

On the next boulder, on the opposite side of X-files, or on the face left of Chopping Block, second route to the right of the arete

Protection 

5 bolts anchors


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By Ryan Kelly
From: work.
Sep 20, 2007

It's not really on the same boulder as Nipple Denial, it's on the next one, on the opposite side of X-files, or on the face left of Chopping Block.
By Nicole BI
From: Sunnyvale, CA
May 13, 2010
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

If I am remembering correctly, this is the third route from the left of the four on this face. To the right of Third Degree and to the left of Moonshiner. At least, I think that's right.
By Dean Olson
Sep 19, 2011
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Immediately to the left of Moonshiner. Crux is getting to the shuts. Very vertical and poor hands/feet
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
May 11, 2013
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Very vertical? Gorilla Drilla is beyond vertical above the last bolt. In fact, your feet don't touch the wall when lowering for the 1st 15 feet, due to the steep upper portion. There was an interesting story by Nicki Dyal in Rock & Ice regarding the origin of the name and the FA. As the name implies some clandestine tactics were employed to avoid detection. And no more worn shuts, there is a new set of Mussy hooks.
By Nick Mudd
Dec 9, 2013
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

One of the mussy hooks is missing its gate as of 12/1/13.
By MisterE
From: Bishop, CA
Jan 26, 2014

The anchors were replaced this morning per Bill L's specifications with Fixe single-ring hangers.
Also tightened two other bolts on the route.