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Inchworm Arete 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Andy Mayer
Season: Fall,Winter,Spring
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Submitted By: Arthur Sullivan on Jan 10, 2010

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Description 

Starts above the anchors for "New Kids on The Block." Climb about 10 feet through some brush to the first bolt. Runout, a little, but if you were able to get to the starting ledge its probably within your abilities. Then its up the arete with lots exposure past two bolts to a stand up rest. There's loose rocks at the rest so tread carefully. Finish past one bolt over a small bulge to the anchors.

Location 

Starts above New Kids on the Block. Second pitch above the rightmost line on the wall.

Protection 

4 bolts, 2 bolt anchor with 1 chain and a rap ring.


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By HarrisonABQ
From: Albuquerque, NM
May 11, 2015
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13

Fun moves, but major rope drag if doing it from the bottom of New Kids. I suspect there'd be lot's of rope drag if doing it in two pitches as well since the bolts zig-zag around.
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