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Mr. Big 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Louie Anderson
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Submitted By: veritus on Jan 3, 2007

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Matt O. Chalking up and cruizing the crux.


Located around the corner/arete from Nipple Denial Syndrome climb the face up to the arete clipping the last bolt of Nipple Denial Syndrome

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By Ryan Kelly
From: work.
Jul 30, 2007

Great route, short but pumpy and fun. One of the best in the area.
By 72HW
Dec 11, 2007
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Yep - agree with the above. Great little route, nice mix of thug and technical movement. Going for a redpoint burn next time, took a whipper at the crux today. Kind of a pain to clean and I would recommend a good, alert belayer.
By Dean Olson
Sep 19, 2011

After clipping into the 3rd bolt, be very conscious of where you're going to swing as you move left. A large rock at your back poses a very serious ass-busting hazard once you make it a few feet out.
By Devin Trafford
May 13, 2014

GREAT CLIMB; however, how do I do it without cheating?

The first time, after the 3rd bolt, I went up and over the ridge; jug-hauling as I went up. I know that's not right right way, but at around the 4th/5th bolt, it seems like you need to get off the face and use the ridge.
By atp
From: Clairemont Mesa, CA
May 28, 2014
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

Great route! I liked how it followed an aesthetic line rather then going straight up.
By Christian Boewe
Oct 20, 2015
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Really enjoyed this route. Lead it first try but, with a few takes with tension. The ridge really helps out a lot once you get to it. Also helps to keep all your draws pretty much on your left side! And it helps to have someone to TR it after to clean.

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