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Natty Dread 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Perrin, Weber 1990
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Submitted By: david goldstein on Sep 20, 2006

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Description 

Another excellent pitch on the Mammoth Wall. It gradually builds in difficulty with the crux a of off-vertical crimping a bolt or two from the top. At the roof, you can force it straight up, which to judge from the chalk is an option rarely taken, or follow the good holds up the corner to the right and then cut back left onto the face as soon as possible.

Location 

The second line of bolts to the left of Gastoned Again, heading to the right edge of the big roof.

Protection 

10 bolts.


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By Edward Jenner
Oct 16, 2006

In addition to the slight detour to the right of the roof (which does seem like the obvious line), I also had to detour around the third bolt. It's well chalked, but it's kind of strange.

Excellent route, might be a bit easy for 11b? The holds are big, but the continuous nature and angle are what really make this route worth getting on.