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The Gambler 

YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: MR, S. Zischke
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: manuel rangel on Sep 30, 2008

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Paul S nabs the second ascent of this fine trad li...

Description 

This is the wide crack just 10 yds right of No White Flag (12a sport). It shares a start with Snake on a Tree (11a trad)but it continues up and left through a bombay chimney then a squeeze then a wide crack through a small roof. Latter being the crux, just stem, it'll be fine.

Location 

From No White Flag, go right @ 10 yds to a wide crack below a low roof with huge blocks on the ground beneath it.

Protection 

standard rack of camalots, double 4,5 and a 6 friend for the bombay chimney down low.


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By arjunmh
From: Phoenix, AZ
Jun 17, 2014

Finally got on this route and it's WAY better than it looks and I expected. Definitely recommend!! A bit airy and runout through the chimney, but not too bad for the grade.