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East Lies Iron Hills
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Eye of Sauron, The 

The Eye of Sauron 

YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ British: E3 5c PG13

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 110'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Chris Hirsch, Jack Torness, Andrew Burr, Anthony Schwartz
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: aschwartz on Jun 26, 2013
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A great route with a crux coming in the first couple bolts, though the upper half keeps you thinking. Check out the "Eye" at the fourth bolt. Steep crystal pumping at the top.


Just left of the hand/chimney crack that separates West Lies Mirkwood/East Lies Iron Hills.


8 Bolts, fixed anchors

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By AhK
Jun 30, 2013

low crux and a thinker top? sounds like a new needles classic! can't wait to try it! keep up the good work, fellas!