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Strangle Hold 

YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b R

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Mike Brooks? 1981?
Fixed Hardware: 1 Lead Bolt [details]
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Submitted By: Paul S on May 29, 2007

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  • Description 

    The climbing on this route is similar its neighbor, Unknown, just not nearly as good, and the crux a little more..slabbish. Getting onto the wall from the wooden stairs is a little tricky, then easier climbing leads up to a stray bolt, which felt like a dicey clip for me. The crux follows, then the climb finishes on the rotten ledge below the roof. Scramble off to your left.

    Location 

    This route is just uphill from Unknown, which is easy to find because of its two bolts. Once past this route, and while on the wooden stairs, search the base for the stray bolt up on the wall. This is Strangle Hold.

    Protection 

    After the initial moves off the wooden stairs, there's a horizontal crack (by a small tree) that takes some gear, then one bolt.


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