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Loose Cannon 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Jeremy Hensel, Mike Brumbaugh
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Jeremy H on May 12, 2009

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This route shares the first three bolts of Primer on the right side of the Ruckman cave. Where Primer traverses right head straight up the steepening headwall. Technical with good rests and a long reach near the top.



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By D-Storm
May 31, 2009
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Props to Jeremy and Mike for this fine addition. An awesome pinch/sidepull-to-crimp sequence leads to an interesting slab-tech move and airy rest before a steep, sustained finish on that oh-so-good gray stone. Longer than the nearby lines.
By chris righter
Jun 18, 2009
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Great addition to Ruckman! The Crux may be a bit harder if under 5' 8".

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