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Inside Straight 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 110'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: unreported
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Submitted By: Luke Clarke on Jan 1, 2005
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Description 

Look for an obvious, left-facing corner a few yards west of Marginal Line. Straightforward chimney/laybacking with good face holds leads to more strenuous offwidthing. There are some helpful holds on the arete about midway if you want to turn around in the crack, but you can also just thrash on through with your right side in until you get to a nice fist-size crack. One more 5.9 move gets you over a fun roof to a friendly, finger crack leading up and left. This makes for a more interesting start to Romulan Territory than Marginal Line, less technical but far more sustained.


Protection 

Up to the #4 Camalot with doubles above the #2 for comfort



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Perry Dickerson getting gear inside Inside Straight.
Perry Dickerson getting gear inside Inside Straigh...
Nate A, October 27, 2004.
Nate A, October 27, 2004.
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By JPVallone
Aug 25, 2004

WOW!!! All you 5.9 hardmen saddle up for this, and prove your worth at the 5.9 grade. A must for the Lumpy Offwidth circuit. While your there and you have the big gear, be sure to check out the Penis Chimney to round out some wide 5.9 cragging. The gear is bomber throughout, but save some finger size cams or nuts and a few draws for the top out crack over the roof.

By justin dubois
From: Estes Park
Aug 26, 2004

Swing into a lieback!

By climber73
From: Fort Collins, CO
Sep 16, 2008

This rating seems to be pretty in-line with Vedauwoo ratings at 5.9. Don't expect a soft grade on this one.

By Ross
From: Pinewood Springs
Aug 23, 2010

Definitely a quality route, reminds me a little of Slim Pickins on Sundance and back scum on P4 of Eldo's N Edge. Like it says in comment Guideline #1 Don't be a jerk (and do this route).