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Pollo Negro 

YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Dean Hernandez, Dave Bingham
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Jun 21, 2010

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Pollo Negro has a handful of thoughtful moves that are difficult to read for the grade. The well spaced bolts adds to the entertainment factor. A good change of pace from the over-bolted routes to the left.


This sport route is just left of Poster Chicken and to the right of High Road.


6-7 bolts

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By dave bingham
Jun 9, 2014

FA - Dean Hernandez / Dave Bingham
By Mike Engle
Sep 6, 2015

Chris Barnes and I added 2 more pitches to this climb. From the "Pollo Negro" anchors continue up the bolted 5.7 slab for two more pitches. The end of pitch 2 and 3 both have chain anchors. One 60 meter rope can be used to rappel from each anchor station. Too bad there wasn't an independent start to these fun, moderate additional 2 pitches.
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