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Kublai Khan 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Garrick Muehlnickel on Mar 1, 2009
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Description 

Kublai Khan is around the corner to the left of "Elf Jism Dihedral." Climb to the right of the bolts. There are three small ledges on the climb, the crux is getting a hand on the first ledge. Once you get a hand on it, traverse left for the clip. If you go higher, it's harder to clip. Enjoy the next big reaches to the other two ledges.


Protection 

Three bolts to a two bolt anchor.



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By Dan Howell
From: Northglenn, CO
Oct 3, 2009

The pockets to the right are deceiving, it gets harder right after using them for right handed side pulls. Really fun climb and the three seams are really appreciated.

By TJ Quirk
From: Parker, CO
Mar 22, 2010
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

Fun puzzle to get to the first seam and then get onto it. The direct South face and corner keep it out of the wind and warm.

By ScoRo
From: Portland, OR
Jan 1, 2012

Felt harder than Elf Jism Dihedral, which probably suited my style better. Great climb. Probably wouldn't have felt harder if I had it wired.