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Precious Orr 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Marvin Webb and Rob Robinson, 1985
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Submitted By: Rob Dillon on Dec 31, 2006
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Description 

A classic, narrowing crack that goes from wide at the bottom to an inch or so near the top, but lingers mostly in the hands range. A must-do if you're into pure crack climbing.


Location 

The left-most of three strikingly obvious splitters in an orange wall facing you as you come past the Airborne alcove.


Protection 

It is possible to bring only 4,3,2,1,.75,and.5 Camalot, but you might want a bit more the first time around.



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By 426
Feb 27, 2007

Double on #1's worked well for me. Def. save one for the higher crux.

Even managed to toss my #11 hex in down low. Super route but watch for anchor bargers on "Golden Gloves"...

By Nick Stayner
From: The Magic City
Feb 24, 2008

Good call on saving the #1 camalot for the upper crux. Really wished I'd had one.

By cshuey77
From: Asheviile,nc
May 27, 2010
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a

the softest 10a here

By Joel Andersen
Jul 30, 2010

Considering the crux is a "tight hands crux" I don't think it's safe to layout such a generic "softest 10a" claim. Too handsize dependent.

By Spiro
Nov 27, 2011
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a

anyone find my # one in there?