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Struggler Cliff
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Struggler 

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

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 20'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: unknown
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Submitted By: Brian Quiter on Feb 26, 2005

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Description 

Struggler is the off-width crack on the right side of the Struggler Cliff. It is a very challenging crack but some features on the right wall facilitate the climbing. If you don't use these features its 5.10+

Protection 

Pro to 5 inches.

There is a old metal device to keep a toprope from rubbing the edge, but use it with caution. A tree above the slabby top section can be used for an anchor.


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By harmonydoc
Feb 5, 2006

The most work I have ever done to gain 20 feet. Gnarly offwidth, it lived up to it's name!
By RawVegan
From: Orinda, California
Jan 31, 2012

2 bolts for this route? i dont think so. there is some sketchy home made thingy though and even better bring a bunch of webbing or static to create an anchor off the big tree about 15 feet back from the ledge