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Stratabulge 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: unknown
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Submitted By: Joe Collins on Nov 7, 2004

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Description 

Third route from the left on the Bulge Wall, way around and left of the front side of Menses Prow. This is a fairly short route, but it makes up for its short stature with powerful moves on great rock. Begin with deceptively hard climbing to gain a rest at a horizontal break. The crux is the bulge above the horizontal (duh!). Lots of bad chalked holds, as well as an unexpected, hard-to-see, perfect mono, makes this a very difficult section to read. Probably a v4ish boulder problem. The mono is suspicious (perhaps an old bolt hole?), but I don't know enough about this route to label it as modified. It would be a pretty sick problem without it.

Protection 

5 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor.


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By Aaron Z.
Mar 18, 2005

This climb kicks ass!!!!!!!!!!!1
By Aaron Z.
Mar 18, 2005

i dont think the mono on this is a bolt hole man.. have looked at it real carefully!
By KCP
From: Eldorado Springs, CO
Sep 8, 2007

Fun Route.