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Sloth Wall 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Steve Miller, Jerry and Elsie Anderson, 10/72.
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Sep 27, 2006

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Leading on sloth wall, where the red sling is plac...

Description 

This climb is up and right of "Pot Belly".
The best approach is to climb "Pot Belly" first pitch, or go up a gully to the right.
Walk right, to the base.
Follow a crack to a flake, then up knobby rock to a belay at a tree, with rap slings.
Either rappel or climb a flake and more knobs to the top.

Protection 

Pro to 2".


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Right above the crux of sloth wall.
BETA PHOTO: Right above the crux of sloth wall.
Extreme telephoto of 2  unknown climbers at rappel...
Extreme telephoto of 2 unknown climbers at rappel...

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By Bill Olszewski
From: Colorado Springs, CO
May 15, 2009

Real good route on good rock. I'd give it 3 stars if it didn't downgrade so dramatically. Worth doing nonetheless as the lower system is all of 5.7 and the upper slab is runout and fun.
By Rodger Raubach
Sep 4, 2010

Nice route on really good rock. Protection is good. My first climb in Yosemite in over 20 years, and loved it!