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Route 1202 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: unknown
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Sep 10, 2006

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This is a sustained and varied 80' long hand jam and lieback. It's a right-slanting crack in the corridor behind (west of) Isles Corridor. It is listed as "Route 1203" in the Bartlett guidebook.


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By Hamik Mukelyan
From: Pasadena, CA
Nov 28, 2011

The rock on this route is very coarse and grainy. Protection is more fiddly than usual for Joshua Tree but reasonable. Not a very memorable route.
By Murf
Oct 14, 2012
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Surprisingly solid for all of its coarseness. Unlike many other Josh cracks there are spots you need to actually jam w/o any helper feet/features. I think a few wider pieces ( 3.5, 4 Camalot ) add to the comfort level. Harder than 10a and worthy of a send IMO.
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