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Spaceballs 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 110'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
FA: Greg Barnes, 10/01
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Submitted By: john durr on Aug 8, 2008

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Don Jeff leading Spaceballs - 7/08

Description 

Great big knobs and steep at the start with good protection. Pretty fun.

Location 

Spot three bolts close together, near the ground, surrounded by huge knobs, close to a prow on the north end of the west face. Rappel from bolt anchors 110' A SINGLE 60 METER ROPE WILL NOT GET YOU DOWN TO THE GROUND!

Protection 

7 bolts and some gear to 1". Bolt anchor at the top.


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By old5ten
From: Berkeley + Sunny Slopes, CA
Jul 22, 2013
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

This is the 5.5 version of P4 on 'Crying Time Again' - knobs galore! Don't let the easy grade/climbing deceive you: the first bolt is a bit off the deck and the lower angle climbing between the 3rd and 4th bolts is a bit runout. There's a great horizontal slot between the 6th and 7th bolt that takes a perfect yellow/green alien or similar sized gear. Single rope rap with 70m rope or double rope rap!
The Gazelle nearing the top of Spaceballs 5.5
The Gazelle nearing the top of Spaceballs 5.5
By john durr
From: Joshua Tree, CA
Apr 15, 2014

awesome photo old5ten!