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Neanderthal Dudes 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: John Ehrig on Sep 6, 2005

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Description 

3rd climb from left on wall (2nd climb right of Kwijwabo). Great face climbing on good flakes and edges. Crux is technical with high pump factor cause it comes at the end of the route. IMHO, one of the best sport climbs at Donnor. In fact, the whole wall is excellent.


Protection 

9 bolts, well protected. Crux between last bolt and anchor (chains). Can easily be top roped by topping out on Kwijwabo and moving rope.



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By 426
Mar 6, 2007

Awesome route, the amazing quartz crystal holds should NOT be missed!!!

iirc, the FA was by Doug Mischler.

keep it together for the top. It ain't over til it's over!

By John Robinson
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From: Elk Grove, ca
Sep 14, 2010

We just climbed this yesterday and it appears that the top anchors are missing. I looked over the top of the climb and maybe 10 feet from the top of the climb on the slab above the climb I could see a single bolt but nothing else. Does anyone know what the status of the top anchors is?

By caughtinside
From: Oakland CA
Sep 15, 2010

Hi John,

I climbed this about 8 weeks ago and the top anchors were there. They are however, over the lip. Kind of a bad spot IMO since your rope will run over the (not too rough) edge if you lower.

I recall them being set back 2 feet or so over the edge? And you do have to make some moves above that last bolt to get there. Seems very strange that they would be removed?

cheers,
dave