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Straight Edge 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: H. Loeffler, 1990
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Submitted By: Tony B on Nov 9, 2006

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Me having fun on Straight Edge. Close to the onsig...


A great route on small holds- if you are short, there are still plenty of holds, but they get even smaller... Climb up the good face past sustained crimping just left of a huge pillar with an OW behind it and continue to a 2-bolt anchor placed just where the holds start getting big.


This route is immediately right of the "Trash Compactor" a large, rectangular rockhouse with a slab at the back and a huge roof above. The face on the right side of the inset bears a single bolted route called "Straight Edge."


Formerly 3 or 4 bolts with some sketchy gear, now 6 bolts.

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Rock Climbing Photo: full route
BETA PHOTO: full route
Rock Climbing Photo: Tomasz cruises his way to the chains.
Tomasz cruises his way to the chains.

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By Kevin Lubbers
Feb 2, 2015

Tackle easier ground on small holds for most of the route before a definitive crux two clips from the chains. There are two small crimps which were very difficult to use breaking into the grade. These were avoided by a large deadpoint move. Great route, crimpy fun from bottom to top.
Rock Climbing Photo: Skipping the 'too small to use' holds.
Skipping the 'too small to use' holds.

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