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Sand Shark 

YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Mike Cichon
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Orphaned on Mar 22, 2009
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Description 

This has one hard pull off the ground (technical crux) and a weird move up high (endurance crux). It's a great route. This is the second route to have gone up in The Quarry.


Location 

This is in the middle of the wall.


Protection 

Cams, finger up to tight hands.



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By mike c
From: nederland
Apr 4, 2009

A good gear lead and a nice warm up. The first acent was done ground up on rope solo. It needed a lot of cleaning, so it was aided a bit but the anchor was hand drilled on lead. I lowered off pulled the rope and led it clean for the FFA with a little difficulty. The first move is tricky, but once it's figured out it's not bad. The finish is a little tricky as well, but good mental preparation for some of the other gear leads at this nice little quarry.

By Don Morris
From: Denver, CO
Nov 28, 2010

The moves are tough right from the start but there. The entire route is 'pumpy' and so gratifying when you finish it.

By plantmandan
From: Brighton, Co
Dec 12, 2010
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b PG13

A good crimpy route from the start. The moves are all there. I found the crux to be the lieback near the bottom. After that, it gets more manageable. Another fun route on this fine climbing wall.