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Ride the Donkey 

YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Freddy?
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: TravisMelin on May 11, 2009

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Brian starting up Ride the Donkey.


Climb up the corner between D.P and D.H., though multiple overhangs. Finish by climbing the final two bolts on DH.


Obvious corner between DP and DH


6 bolts, chain anchor

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Rock Climbing Photo: This ride is at least 11c!
This ride is at least 11c!

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By TravisMelin
From: Portland, OR, Roanoke, VA L
May 15, 2009

This is a really fun new route. It has a different feel than the other routes in LAX. A must do.
By Jonathan Williams
From: Minneapolis
May 16, 2009
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

I have to agree. This is an amazingly fun route, with solid rock and really excellent movement. An instant Lax classic.
By Garrett Soper
From: Duluth, Minnesota
Aug 18, 2009

A bat flew out of one of the cracks at the top as I climbed by. Watch out for wild animals on this one.
By GregParker
From: Denver, CO
Sep 18, 2009

It looks like there is a line to the left and to the right of the bolts. Left line was fun lay backs and felt like 10c. Haven't climbed right yet but it looks fun as well.
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Oct 26, 2009

Really fun route.
By Skyler F.
From: La Crosse, WI
Jul 24, 2013
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Get on this route! It is so much fun and tests your overhung climbing skills. One of my personal favorites of the area.

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