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Nirvana 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Louie Anderson & Ripley Casdorph, 10/91
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Submitted By: Jeff Beckstrand on Mar 25, 2008

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KK starting up 'Nirvana'

Description 

Some funky wandering through the first two bolts leads to delightful and obvious climbing through a flake system.

Careful of loose spots, a few chalk x's indicate that this climb is still going through some growth.

Location 

Left side of the Social Platform, just to the left of the prominent 10d crack (Feudal Beerlords).

Protection 

5 bolts to mussy hooks


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By Tyler Logan
From: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Mar 27, 2008

Doing this climb and Feudal Beerlords (crack/face to the right) is a very popular warm-up sequence for the harder climbs in the immediate area. Feudal Beerlords can be easily toproped from the same anchors as Nirvana, or it can be lead with gear.
By susan peplow
From: Joshua Tree
Jun 1, 2008
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

Suggestion for the Nirvana - Feudal Beerlords link up is to use either a long runner at the top of Nirvana or skip the anchor clip all together when traversing right to Feudal Beerlords. Otherwise, the rope drag would be brutal.

Easy terrain, I just skipped it and traversed over on the handrail.

~S