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Guise and Gals 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: Kimi Harrison, Leslie Appling
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Submitted By: Steve Marr on Feb 7, 2006

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Katherine belaying under the boulder at the start ...

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Guise and Gals is the first climb in the Romper Room Area. To get to the start, climb to the ledge that starts near the Lotta Balls area and traverses under the Alcohol Wall. The climb works up a shallow dihedral on the face behind a large boulder. The dihedral is somewhat smooth, but the friction is good and it protects well. At the top of the dihedral, step left, and continue up the corner to the anchors on the wall to the left. Rappel with a single rope.

Gear: Standard rack.


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By 46and2
From: Las Vegas, NV
Nov 17, 2006
rating: 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c

Not a bad route for learning trad climbers along with many at the Romper Room area!
By CalebSimpson
Apr 4, 2008
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13

Crappy protection at the start, also felt more like 5.6, it requires a crazy high step to get on the rock then awkward stances to start as well. All I could get in at the start was some micro cams (in sideways, I doubt they would have held). The crack at the start was thin and flaring.
By Alex Rogers
From: Sydney, Australia
Oct 4, 2011
rating: 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c

Good fun, and I felt it protected very well from about 3-4m upwards. I'm getting back into leading trad after a very long break, and had no problems with this - so would say a good route for the new / returning leader.
By Micah Kurtz
Oct 29, 2013

I wouldn't recommend this for a beginners lead. The first two pieces of pro I found in the first 15 feet were a small C3 and #3 C4 which were questionable at that. I found the beginning to be smooth and a little awkward, but it does get much easier once you turn the corner.