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Snakes and Ladders 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
Season: all of 'em sucka!
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Submitted By: Tea on May 31, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Snakes and Ladders follows the thin crack to the j...


to the right of z-cracks and Stan's roof. Start in the cool finger crack dike, and stem up to a standard City runout finish, but on positive patina climbing. Gear appears right when you start really wanting it in the horizontals. from the last gear, you can go right or left...left is a touch steeper, but bigger jugs. Fun route!


East side of King on the throne, start in the alcove with the obvious dike


Standard free rack (smaller cams for upper face)

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Brokedownclimber starting "Snakes and Ladders...
Brokedownclimber starting "Snakes and Ladders...
Fritz belayed by Brokedownclimber on "Snakes ...
Fritz belayed by Brokedownclimber on "Snakes ...
Fritz, high on Snakes and Ladders...
Fritz, high on Snakes and Ladders...

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By susan peplow
From: Joshua Tree
Aug 14, 2007
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

I was prepared for no gear at the start of the route but was pleasantly surprised when I was able to place two super solid sm/med nut placements. Bring 1 - 2" cams for route & 2.5" - 4" for anchors.

One of a many fun routes in the City.

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