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Stranger in Moscow 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: MJM & RAMM, 2/10
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Submitted By: MJM on Feb 28, 2010

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Description 

Start with face/crack moves to C1. Move up and left to gain C2. Continue up on good fingery pockets through a left trending section to a great stance at C4.

Go up past good vertical holds bearing right through C5 and C7 to another no hands. Climb straight up on great crack and face moves to the reachy anchors.

Location 

At the Piggy Bank, this is in between Heaven is Waiting & Large Marge.

Protection 

9 clips to anchors.


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By Kevin Rivard
From: Canon City, CO
Aug 9, 2011
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

TR w/out a directional could be an ugly splat on the wall.
By Rich F.
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Apr 7, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I thought this was a fantastic route -- really loved how it moved left out on the arete, then back right up the face split by the wide crack. Agree with the previous poster that you need to leave a bolt clipped as a directional for your second to follow on top rope. Nevertheless, this is a fun route, well protected, and worth the climb!
By Chris Oshiro
From: Pueblo, CO
Jul 8, 2012

Be careful at the top!!! To the right just below the anchors, there is a a VERY large, chossy rock that could be dangerous. It's got an X on it already and could fall with very little effort.