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Path of Light, AKA: Thug Life 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Gene St Dennis, Al Swanson, Bill Serniuk, 1987.
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Sep 21, 2006

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The first ascent of "Path of Light", 1987.
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Description 

Climb a steep crack to a low angle slab with three bolts, to a shallow corner.
We originally did this climb in two pitches.
It can be done in one, with a 70m rope.
Rappel off.


Protection 

Draws and cams.



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Thug Life. 5.8 start to 5.6 R slab
Thug Life. 5.8 start to 5.6 R slab
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By Paul Zander
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Aug 20, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

On thug life pro is there when you need it, but the runouts are serious. bring small cams or nuts to protect above the bolts (blue/yellow metolious).

I believe the old trad route Path of Light is between the newer bolted lines California Love, and The Chronic about 50 feet right of Thug Life. The description on this page matches Thug Life, but Blitzo's (RIP) photos of Path of Light clearly show a different line.