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Mud Butt 

YDS: 5.13d French: 8b Ewbanks: 31 UIAA: X ZA: 32 British: E8 7a

Type:  Sport, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.13d French: 8b Ewbanks: 31 UIAA: X ZA: 32 British: E8 7a [details]
FA: Equipped: ? Climbed: Ethan Pringle
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Jonathan Siegrist on Mar 2, 2013

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The rig that conquers the center of the Swamp Cave cleaned up really nice, and offers a cool variety of holds and movement. Begin with a few bolts of easier climbing, then plant a right knee-bar for the routes main rest at about 1/3 height. Fire into a very continuous power endurance boulder problem that ends with the route's crux. Finish on the easier upper headwall.

4 stars for movement, 1.5 stars for rock quality (mostly in the easier sections though). However, definitely worth doing!!


The only route out the super steep center of the Swamp Cave.



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