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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]
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Submitted By: veritus on Jan 3, 2007

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Matt O. Chalking up and cruizing the crux.

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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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Matt O. cranking.
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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.