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Pimple Patrol 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
FA: Aaron Rough
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Submitted By: Bill Olszewski on Feb 3, 2008

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Description 

Start below a large brown knob in the center of the face, about 5í right of the end of the horizontal crack. Small edges gain the first knob. Continue up past the knobs from the lower, steeper section and run it out from the second bolt on low angle slab. Finish at the anchor below the cap, shared with Knobulator. Good beginnerís lead. Descend via easy walk-off to the northeast, away from the climbs, or down-climb Knobulator.

Protection 

2 bolts, bolted anchor


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An easy knob climb that actually starts on crimps!  Can a 5.5 have a crux? <br /> <br />photo by Mike Williams
An easy knob climb that actually starts on crimps!...
At the top of Pimple Patrol on Knob wall.  The start of the route is the crux!
At the top of Pimple Patrol on Knob wall. The sta...

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By Rough
Oct 9, 2009

FA Aaron Rough
By Lorraine
Apr 13, 2013
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Bomber anchors and bolts, thanks! This was actually my friend and my own first outdoor lead climb. To start this route was a little hard but once you reach the first big knob it's very easy and perfect as a beginner lead.