Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Dr. Seuss Wall
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Juan It Done Right S 
Leftist Tendencies S 
Straight Away S 
Wet Feet S 

Leftist Tendencies 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Tom Wezwick, Chris Kessler and Karl Kiser
Page Views: 707
Submitted By: Monomaniac on Sep 17, 2007

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (11)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
BETA PHOTO: Leftist Tendencies, start

Description 

The longest route on this end of the Suess wall is not quite as good, nor as hard, as its neighbors, but offers a good outing none the less. Begin on the far right end of the wall, and ascend parallel vertical ribs of rock in a snaking fashion up and around the buttress to the right.

Location 

Furthest right route on the Seuss wall

Protection 

Bolts


Comments on Leftist Tendencies Add Comment
Show which comments
By Karl Kiser
Apr 2, 2008
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

The FA was by Tom Wezwick, Chris Kessler and Karl Kiser.
By James Hicks
From: Denver, CO
Mar 24, 2014
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

The anchors for this route are a bit suspect. The bolts are fine but there are two ancient carabiners in the end of the chains. They are opposed at least, but they are rusty and only one of them is weighted of you attempt to rap off of them.

The route itself is awkward, contrived, and not a 5.9. Felt much more in the low to mid 10 range, and the bolting makes it even more awkward and sketch. Be aware that you can't see the anchors from the last bolt either.