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Bayne's Corner T 
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Cut In The Rug T 
Dandy Line T 
Darkness on the Edge T 
Fancy Feat T 
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Operant Conditioning T,S 
Rain Dance T 
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Where the Red Ferns Grow T 

Operant Conditioning 

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

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 310'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Mike Reardon, Sean Cobourn, Ken Pitts
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Mike Reardon on Apr 26, 2013

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Description 

Mostly moderate climbing with several surprise features and envelope slots for gear.
P1: 5.10b 100 ft. Climb past two bolts placed close together over the crimpy crux, traverse right for a few pieces of gear, sling the tree, then up a 5.7 face to a gear belay in the bowl.
P2: 5.9- 100+/- ft. Head up and left of the bowl passing great gear and an undercling move. At about 70 feet up, you can traverse left for the Black Swan P1 anchors, or continue another 30-40 feet up and right of the Black Swan Anchors for a gear belay in any of the cam eating eyebrows.
P3: 5.7 100 ft Continue up the moderate face passing one bolt (believed to be placed on P2 of Black Swan) then a nasty mossy section with easy climbing to slings on a tree.
P2 and P3 can be combined but rope drag is an issue.


Location 

40' right of Black Swan, locate two bolts close together leading to a tree. This is in the Far Left Area of the North Side.


Protection 

Standard, 3 bolts total



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By Mike Reardon
Apr 26, 2013

If anyone found a purple TCU on P2 of this one in Fall '12...I would trade a beer for it back!