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Radical Sabbatical 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Fred Knapp & Bret Ruckman, circa 1991
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Submitted By: Fred Knapp on Feb 14, 2007

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First, a disclaimer: I'm writing this description about 15 years after the first ascent. Radical Sabbatical climbs an easy-looking but difficult short wall right of the cave. At the time, it was the first and only route in that area. It can be identified by a drilled baby angle and perhaps a quarter inch bolt at the anchor. Our drill ran out of batteries, and I led the climb with two fewer bolts than it has now, and an X-rating. Bret felt bad leaving it that way, so we hand drilled the pin and an upper bolt before leaving.


Look for a drilled piton down low.


Maybe 5 bolts.

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