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Phoenicia, Sportsman's Wall
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Azucar S 
Bearly Hanging On S 
Bearly Hanging On Direct S 
Crotalid S 
Dirty V S 
Elapsid S 
Half Pint -Trailhead Boulder 
It's easy to be brave... S 
Mid Life Crisis -Trailhead Boulder 
Monkey! - Trailhead Boulder 
Niether S 
Thunder Down Under S 

It's easy to be brave... 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
FA: Erik Pikas, 2012
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Submitted By: Erik-Pikas on Sep 27, 2012

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Description 

It's easy to be brave above a bolt.
Try it... See if the old West Virginian adage is true for you too!
Using a sidepull for your right hand balance your way up to 2 big pockets under the roof. Undercling then crimp to get your hands above the roof. Heel hook or thrutch up over the roof. After clearing the roof follow easy ground to the anchors.
v1: variation traverses left under the roof before going up.

Location 

Following the cliff band to the right and around the corner from Crotalid, you will come to a section under a huge roof. This is the leftmost of the three bolted routes under the roof. These bolts are easy to spot when you're below them. This route is about 10' left of Dirty V.

Protection 

Sport. 3 Bolts to a 2 bolt anchor. A fall from the stance above the roof will bring you close to the ground. Stay brave on the easy ground before the next bolt, or bring a medium sized cam.


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