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Rubbing Elbows with the Lumpenproletariat 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Allison Fritz, Jason Halladay
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Jason Halladay on May 3, 2014

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Description 

Climb up the easy, low-angle left edge of the slab to the high first bolt. Crunchy rock at the roof keeps things interesting but there's a fine jug to clip the second bolt. From there the rock improves significantly as you climb up a small corner.

Enjoy airy moves as you swing out right and up to two finger cracks/flakes. Crank some layback moves and up on the big flake. Tricky moves up and left to the corner take you to the anchor.

Location 

Rightmost route on the Hidden Tower. It's uphill and around the corner from Turkey Bacon and Concealed Crustose. It stays shady for a lot of the day thanks to trees and its position in a big corner.

Protection 

9 bolts to lowering anchors. The fourth bolt will be moved to the left face to make rope management less awkward but it climbs OK for the time being.


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By Karl Kiser
May 5, 2014
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Good movement, climb will likely get another star once it has more traffic.