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Poultry Pilots 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Todd Swain, Oct. 1991
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Jul 21, 2006

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Description 

a nice hand crack - worth doing


Location 

right of the center of the formation


Protection 

mostly hand-sized pieces



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By Bill Olszewski
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Nov 30, 2007

A good climb worth doing. And a little off the beaten path for those busy days.

By DaveGustafson
From: Palm Desert, CA
Mar 1, 2009
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

I'm not sure this route sees much traffic. My impressions of this route are that this is a bit of a JTree sandbag. Some fun (but not sure they're 5.7) moves in the crack followed by some funky part that, from the ground, looked super easy. This route protects well, but I'm not sure I would put it on the recommended list. Road noise can play a little havoc when communicating with your belayer... especially during Biker Week. Probably went too high on this route... belayed off a huge ledge (great view of the park). Saw the 5.7? bolted route (either a great paint job on the hangers, or they're O-L-D). Opted to retreat as directed by the new Vogel guide.