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Lady Luck 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Chris Miller & Rick Shull, June 2000
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Submitted By: C Miller on May 12, 2006

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Tandora starting up Lady Luck.

Description 

Jam, stem and lieback your way up large flakes clipping bolts as you go. The crux is near the top and involves a somewhat wild move to get established on the upper face that leads to the anchors.

Short and kinda scrappy but perhaps still worth doing as a warmup or whilst waiting for nearby routes to free up.

Location 

On the far left side of the wall between Better Luck Next Time and Lucky Cuss.

Protection 

4 bolts, chain anchors


Photos of Lady Luck Slideshow Add Photo
Stephanie nearing the crux of Lady Luck (5.9), Hol...
Stephanie nearing the crux of Lady Luck (5.9), Hol...
Chris working through the overlaps of Lady Luck.
Chris working through the overlaps of Lady Luck.
Fred starts up as Mike spots and Sara watches.
Fred starts up as Mike spots and Sara watches.
At the third bolt on Lady Luck
At the third bolt on Lady Luck
Steph nearing the top of Lady Luck (5.9), Holcomb ...
Steph nearing the top of Lady Luck (5.9), Holcomb ...
Fred near the top.
Fred near the top.

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By Russ Walling
From: www.FishProducts.com
May 14, 2007

I think we used to call this "grotty"..... don't expect much.
By Bill Olszewski
From: Colorado Springs, CO
May 30, 2007

I don't know... I think this is a fun route. Good pumpy start and how often do ya get to do hand jams on a sport route? ;-)
By Jan Tarculas
From: Riverside, Ca
Jul 11, 2010
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I wouldn't recommend doing this EVER...even for a warmpup
By Joseph Stover
From: Batesville, AR
Jul 9, 2012

hm... the route was short, but I don't remember the rock being bad quality, the bolts seemed solid and reasonably placed, the climb was maybe not too sustained, but there was a distinct crux. I enjoyed it, just a typical, average run of the mill sport route.
By Chris Owen
Administrator
From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Jun 16, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I liked this climb - very physical and unusual and held its interest all the way to the finishing clips. I like Bill's comment about using jams - that's the first time I've done hand jams on a sport route.