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Second Hand Nova 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5c

   
Type: Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Jeff and Rick Leafgreen
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Submitted By: Guy H. on May 29, 2006
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This excellent route starts behind the tree to the left of Action Candy. This route has a little bit of everything on it.

Start with a crimpy traverse to the left to join a short crack. Follow jams and liebacks past the first of the crux moves. A moderate slab leads to a large roof. Angle right through the roof with big moves. There is a key under cling on the right to ease passage.


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By Jason Haas
From: Broomfield, CO
Jul 26, 2008

7 bolts

By Jason Albino
From: San Francisco, CA
Jul 18, 2013

Did this on our first trip to Sinks in July 2013.

As a climber who loves steep but short bouldery sections, this route was right up my alley. Tricky bouldering off the deck leads to a decent rest stance after a couple bolts (careful before this section as early groundfall potential would seem to exist). After that, some jams ease the pump a bit before more cruxy steep movements gain a satisfying finish.