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Mikey's Mantle 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Michael Crowder - 1997
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Dec 25, 2006

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Struggling with the mantel move; wish I was more f...

And give it to the Access Fund. MP will give up to $50k. Join or give and MP will match!


As noted in the name, a balancy mantle move is the crux in this excellent route.

Start below a left-arching overlap. Smear up to the overlap and clip a bolt above to protect the mantle move. Surmount the overlap and climb the slabby face to the top.


Starts just right of Deprived Child, a short distance from the bottom of the descent gully.


Four bolts, bolted anchors.

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Currahee - Mikey's Mantle
BETA PHOTO: Currahee - Mikey's Mantle
Andrew Whited on Mikey's Mantle
Andrew Whited on Mikey's Mantle
Finishing Mikey's Mantle; Great view
Finishing Mikey's Mantle; Great view
Andrew Whited on Mikey's Mantle
Andrew Whited on Mikey's Mantle

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By tenesmus
Dec 26, 2006

That mantle is a fun move.
By JOhn CAmeron
From: DENVER!!!
Feb 1, 2007

YES! a fabulous southern slab- an excellent first lead for those wanting to head into the low 10's...enjoy!
By Joey Wolfe
Feb 4, 2008
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

There is also a "Mickey's Mantle" .10a at Palisades,AL. Any connection? Does Crowder have the FA of that one as well?
From: fort myers, fl
Feb 7, 2008

Must do route if you're going to Currahee. Great route, and not very hard. Good for breaking into the 10's on lead.
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