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Sledgehammer 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Brad White and Dick Peterson sept 1988
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Submitted By: matthew ritter on Sep 29, 2011

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Description 

A beautiful little trad climb on top of an awesome steep sport climb. Stick clip the first bolt and climb the overhanging corner and arete on spaced buckets and great rock past bolts and a piton inside the corner. Then step left into a nice fingercrack and a two bolt anchor.

Location 

The Upper Tier. To get here, climb anything on the Diamond Wall or walk around the diamond wall and follow ledged terrain to an impressive wall left of stone free

Protection 

bolts, piton, a few finger sized cams and one optional #3 camalot size piece


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By Michael Z.
Sep 29, 2011
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Fantastic route, the location can't get much better.
By M Sprague
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From: New England
Oct 15, 2012

I placed this here under the Main Cliff to be consistent with Handren's guide, rather than the Upper Tier. It looks like a toss-up from the picture. Is there a consensus?