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The Far Side 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Alan Nelson, Mark Rolofson, 2000
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Submitted By: Richard M. Wright on Jun 17, 2001

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BETA PHOTO: The Far Side. Climb the leftmost line of bolts on...

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    The Far Side is pretty much as far West as one can get on Blob Rock. From the Radlands slab, continue West past Divine Wind to a separate face with five bolted routes on it. The Far Side is the furthest left. While this is a short route, it packs some tough and interesting moves. The Far Side is a well protected line on solid stone with two hard cruxes. If it were three times the height, it would get three stars.


    Half a dozen draws and a rope.

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    By Jay Eggleston
    From: Denver
    4 days ago
    rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

    There seems to be cruxes both at the bottom and top of this climb. Looks like pockets may have been drilled up high.

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