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Mission in the Snow 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Mac Ruiz, '90
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Submitted By: Mike Anderson on Oct 26, 2006

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This is a wandering slab climb with two boulder problem cruxes. It has sharp and tiny crimps on less-than vertical rock. This is not the most compelling route in the canyon, but it is worth it if you like slabs.


It is on the right end of the Whipping Post Wall. This route is mis-attributed in the latest Falcon Guide. It is route 14 as labeled on the photo - the right-most route (swapped with Laura).


4 bolts.

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By John Maurer
From: Denver, CO
Nov 5, 2010

Someone has to comment on this fun little climb . . . I liked it. Thoughtful moves on quality stone. Overlooked, as are many fine routes in the area.
By William Mondragon
From: My car
Sep 18, 2012
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

This is a sweet slab! I flashed it, so of course it felt easy, maybe .11d? No pain involved on this one! Just good moves and perfect protection. Great rock.

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