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Kona 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Bob Gaines and Patty Kline, April 2003
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Submitted By: Bob Gaines on Dec 1, 2008

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Kona (5.10a), Joshua Tree NP

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Description 

Begin on a slim ledge/ramp just right of Mauna Kea and climb the face (interspersed with horizontal seams) up to the last bolt on Mauna Kea.

Protection 

CDs .3 to 1.5 inches, 1 bolt.


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Getting gear in the upper horizontal on Kona (5.10...
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By C Miller
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Feb 21, 2009
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13

Thin moves on suspect rock down low leads to better rock and protection higher. A yellow Alien (or equivalent) fits perfectly into the first horizontal crack.