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Ringbearer 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5c R

   
Type:  Sport, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Dave Phillips
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Submitted By: J. Thornton on Nov 8, 2012
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4th clip at roof. This is where it gets its R from...

Description 

Climb two black tufas, then thru the roof. This route gets an 'R' rating because a fall before clipping the 3rd bolt could result in hitting the boulder at the base. Belayer must be attentive to avoid letting that happen.


Location 

Right of Mines of Moria route. There is a long 5-foot tall boulder at the base, with a sharp edge. Picture will be posted soon.


Protection 

4 bolts, 2 permadraws, 2-bolt/chain anchor.



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By Clint Walker ATX
From: Austin, TX
Apr 11, 2013
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c PG13

Climbed this without knowing it was R rated. Not "that" scary but in retrospect it was a little dicey clipping under the roof.