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Sumac 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Michael Schneiter on May 2, 2008

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Sumac, 5.9, on the Poison Ivy Wall.

Description 

Climb a left-facing dihedral via jams and using big holds, flakes, etc.

Location 

This is located on the Poison Ivy Wall, just right of the Silver Doors. The other Poison Ivy Wall routes start from the trail along the wall. This route begins on the road. This climb is left and around the arete of the Kor Line (Garden Salad), which is listed as Poison Ivy in the Western Sloper guidebook.

Protection 

Nuts and a set of cams to #3 Camalot. Two bolt anchor at the top.


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By BJ Sbarra
From: Carbondale, CO
Sep 12, 2009

Despite what the new guidebook says, this route does not share an anchor with the climb to the right. It has its own.
By goingUp
Aug 16, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

The middle flake seemed to groan a little, I trusted it to climb on but hesitated top put a cam behind it in case of a fall, although lieback moves would get you through. It's probably a better idea to stem, and face climb....