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Night Before 

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

   
Type:  TR
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c/d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E4 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Jay Knower on Oct 20, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: This starts between the two black streaks.

Description 

The ultimate Devil's Lake squeeze job, Night Before climbs the six feet of rock between Watermarks Direct and Morning After. The start is the hardest part and the climbing quickly degrades to a question of routefinding with the climber continually asking his belayer: "Is this hold on?"

Chances are, though, that the hold you just grabbed is off route and that you didn't actually "send" Night Before. Fear not, as there are many definitive lines at Devil's Lake more worth your time.


Protection 

Toprope. Probably has been led or soloed though.



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By Andy Hansen
From: Longmont, Colorado
Aug 20, 2011

I definitely agree with the description. This route is bogus! Better lines to the left and right of this one exist. Don't even look at this garbage.