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Roadside Construction 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Tyler Bowser(?)
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Submitted By: Jason Halladay on May 10, 2009

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Pretty unique position over the road. May 2015.


Good, cruiser climbing up for about 30 feet to where the wall steepens. The closely spaced bolts protect this steeper section perhaps because it's a crux or perhaps because the rock the bolts are set in isn't the greatest quality.
Gain a big horizontal crack and pull up onto the upper face of better rock. Fun, airy climbing above to the anchor.


The leftmost route on the main wall. Lower or rap with a 60m rope. Not sure a 50m rope would make it.


12 bolts and a two bolt anchor with chains.

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By Ken Jones
From: Grants, NM
Jul 16, 2013

There are 12 bolts on this route.
By Danny Cardoza
From: Provo, UT
Aug 5, 2013
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

60m rope required to lower if you plan on setting up a toprope. Doubt a 50m would suffice. Definitely a very fun climb.
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