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Sine Wave 

YDS: 5.11c/d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c/d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Chris Henze, Cyrena Goodrich, Kevin Carmichael '90
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Submitted By: RyanJohnson on May 26, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Take the left branch.

Description 

Similar climbing to Tangent with a nice hard bit up top. The traverse is enjoyable.


Location 

Start the same as Tangent but midway up take the left branching bolt line towards the left side of the formation and follow the rounded arete to the top.


Protection 

Bolts and chains.



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By jbak
May 27, 2012
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

This route is "Sine Wave".

By RyanJohnson
From: Tucson, Arizona
May 28, 2012

Thanks for the clear up, I'll switch them. Shamelessly took the order from the guidebook.

By jbak
May 28, 2012
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

Well...STL is _almost_ perfect.

Henze was one of my regular partners for about a year in the early 90s. Like me, he was a math guy, hence the names (also they are plays on "New Wave").

If you look at the shapes of the routes and how they lay on the rock, you'll see they make more sense one way vs the opposite.

Chris and I had a lot of discussions about 3D graphics algorithms while racking up.