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Magnum Opus 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Jared Hancock, Tim Powers, Mike Susko in 2005
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Submitted By: pawilkes on Aug 17, 2011

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Start off on a high hold and pull onto face. Tackle the crux between bolts 2 and 4 by figuring out which pockets to use. Go to the ledge above the fourth bolt before clipping it. Rest on the ledge and then a couple bolts higher in the hueco that you can completely crawl into. 5.10 from the ledge to the top.
(Originally rated a 12b the route was down graded by popular consensus.)


Fourth route from the left side of the wall


9 bolts and anchors

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By charris
Sep 30, 2012

I was only finding slopey unpleasantness up and right of the 4th bolt. I wish I'd read this first! At least bolts 3 and 4 are fixed gear (if this is indeed the climb I'm thinking of).
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