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The Bees Knees 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Tim Anderson, Laura Hahn
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Tim Anderson on Sep 6, 2012

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Very fun climbing on flakes, crimps and a jug here and there. Start can be damp several days after a rain. The start is a little less than picturesque, but quickly turns quality. The crux is up high on the route after the burn sets in. Overhangs more than it looks. Cool looking cobble rock!


Left end of right cliff. First bolted climb coming down from the center of the two walls.


4 bolts, ring shuts

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By BrianWS
Apr 7, 2013
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Great rock and excellent sustained climbing to the anchors. Even when damp, this route climbed well.

Although it isn't a jughaul past the opening moves, there were plenty of good holds and fingerlocks throughout, nothing on this climb felt harder than 5.9 or easy 10a.
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