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Laugh the Past Away 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Brian Mullins, Charles Walters
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Submitted By: Monomaniac on Sep 20, 2010
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Crux #1: reaching the ledge without getting ...

Description 

This is essentially a bolted finger crack. The odd pocket or edge is useful, but 75% of the time one or both hands will be in the crack. The rock is essentially flawless, aside from the obvious splitter, and this route is taller than most 5.11s at this cliff. Unfortunately a gnarly cactus growing out of the crack detracts a bit around the 2nd bolt.

Easy moves lead to the cactus and careful route finding to reach a good ledge. The crux hits around the fourth bolt as the crack peters to a seam.


Location 

At the far left end of the GBN, 25 feet right of DESOTS.


Protection 

~5 Bolts to 2 BA. The bolts are quite spaced at the start. Take care getting to the 2nd and 3rd bolts.



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