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Mass Production 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Louie Anderson, 2011
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Submitted By: Jeff Botimer on Feb 21, 2012

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Ryan leading Mass Production

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Description 

Straight up to the crux between the top bolt and anchors. Simple route with great holds all the way.

Location 

4th route to the right of fun factory (5.7)

Protection 

6 bolts to anchors


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By RNclimber
From: Riverside, Ca
Feb 25, 2012

This climb is actually the 4th climb to the right and goes straight up to anchors. Guide book gives this a 10b and not a 5.9+. I agree with the guide book rating for the immediate area compared to the other routes.
By Ryan Bell
Feb 25, 2012

I found this route to be a bit easier than a 5.10b due to the awesome holds, but it definitely takes some endurance, as the almost the entire route is making you lean back. Great, fun route.
By Jeff Botimer
Feb 25, 2012

Thanks RN, I forgot about the route that branches off of Mass Production. I maintain that it is a hard 5.9, maybe 10a.
By C Miller
Administrator
Mar 18, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Fun climbing up a flake system to a nice steep finish but not as difficult as advertised.
By Matthew McMillan
From: Orange, CA
Feb 3, 2014

This was the first chipped climb I've been on. I liked it a lot, but some people may not like that it's like a gym climb. I say it's like a gym climb because you don't have to search frantically for holds when leading - you can see the glue or whatever, just like tape or colored plastic rocks. Still a great climb for me.