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Nightingale's on Vacation 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: David Tvedt on May 1, 2006

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Description 

This route has one hard section in the middle of the route. The crux is a tricky sequence in a slight bulge just above a ledge, and a fall at this spot may land you on the ledge. Enjoyable moves here, but oh so short, then on to an easy finish.


Location 

On the far left side of the Testament Slab, right of the chimney/gully, Gothic Cathedral, and just right of the crack line, Old Testament.


Protection 

Bolts. Rap Anchors.



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By DJ Reyes
From: Northern Nevada
Jul 11, 2010
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

A fun technical sequence above the ledge leads to much easier ground. Seems soft for 10b.

By another Chad
Apr 24, 2011
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

With regards to the route description above; in my experience, falling off at the crux has not been at all problematic. I've belayed someone who fell at the crux and I've done the same. Both falls resulted in the leader going down the left side of the block without any contact. Smooth sailing.


Chad