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Rhus Toxicodendron Radicans 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Old School
Season: All
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Submitted By: Andy Hansen on Jun 19, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Climb to the right of the left corner.

Description 

This route starts about 15 to the left of Levitation. Climb to the right of the corner by about 6 feet. Use small sidepulls and crimps to gain a decent ledge then follow thin crack to another ledge and take it to the top.

Location 

Left side of Guillotine Wall.

Protection 

If Rhoads leads this before me I'll quit climbing.


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By Tradoholic
Jun 19, 2011
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R

Hmmmm...I was eyeing this up the other day!
By Andy Hansen
From: Longmont, Colorado
Jun 19, 2011

Haha! Well, go for it! I just want to OS it- that's all that matters to me.
By Tradoholic
Aug 20, 2011
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R

Haha, I led it. There was only a very iffy offset placement 15ft up. A small tri-cam may have worked as well. It was a stretch to place and any upward pull would have popped it right out.

Start this with a lunge to a good left hand jug near the corner, move on to the face and place your piece high, then layback in the crack utilizing the left corner a bit.

AND...I just ruined your on-sight Andy!
By Andy Hansen
From: Longmont, Colorado
Aug 20, 2011

Actually I have to quit climbing. Thanks a lot, Rhoads. I'm ruined.