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Not Fade Away 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Peter Arbis May95
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Submitted By: Mike Teschke on Jun 26, 2008

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Description 

This is a VERY popular climb, with good reason. It is all overhung and traverses left up to an increasingly crimpy finish.


Protection 

Fixed draws with two for anchors. There may be a bolt or two without fixed draws.


Location 

In the center of the eastern white wave section, maybe 50 feet left of the chimney. The only route with fixed draws.



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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jun 6, 2014
rating: 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a

This thing is super fun and really well bolted- good holds, fun movement, well worth getting on.

For locals- if someone is of a mind, the last chain draw should be lengthened- as it is, the carabiner's gate loads onto the rock and opens when you weight the draw. Not so worrisome as the carabiner is steel, but probably not ideal either.