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Pleasing to the Touch 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Bob Ordner, Janet Dunn - 1988
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Dec 2, 2006

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Description 

An excellent route for new trad leaders, or toproping by climbers on the rock for the first time. A nice face with plentiful protection leads to the top.


Location 

Starts just left of Men Without Hats, across from Lucky Strikes.


Protection 

Small to medium gear (cams, tricams, nuts). Gear and/or sling a tree for anchors.



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By saxfiend
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From: Decatur, GA
Feb 15, 2011

This is a worthwhile lead even for climbers who lead at a higher grade. Recommended.

By Alan Brock
From: Cleveland, TN
Oct 2, 2012
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Great warm up route and good for the new trad leader (such as myself). The route is a bit dirty, but the pro is pretty good and the holds are fantastic, especially the top half. The view is unbeatable as well!