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Rock and Roll Star 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: FA 1977, Eric Rhicard, Morris Hershoff, John Deladucca
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Submitted By: Chris Duca on May 30, 2011

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Description 

A very obvious, and deceptively hard (read: awkward!) finger crack on the same terrace that "Roaches on the Wall" is found.

The business is right off the deck. Battle the finger crack through a somewhat committing and hard to protect (blind placements) section to a good rest on jugs in a horizontal 35' up. Once you're deflamed, work up a short corner (right-facing) then angle right across the face to meet up with the pleasant crack finish of "Roaches".

A great route, and well worth the effort.

Location 

The obvious finger crack at the top of the approach trail to the "Roaches on the Wall" terrace.

Protection 

A standard rack up to a #2 Camalot.


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By Peter Lewis
From: Bridgton, Maine
Apr 24, 2014

This route is just plain hard, right from the very first move...and it's in-your-face-STEEP!
By Nick Weinberg
From: Essex, NY
Aug 6, 2014

This route is a real M-F'er!!! Tricky and strenuous to place gear! If you are feeling overly confident after climbing some of the other 10's on the cliff, go over and get on this for some self-flagellation!!!