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The Longest Yard 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Nathan Fitzhugh & Chris Miller, July 2003
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Submitted By: C Miller on Apr 6, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Sloping Beauty (5.10b), The Angry Inch (5.10d) and...

Description 

Twenty feet right of The Angry Inch is a prominent left-slanting rail system that marks this route.

Hand-traverse the juggy rail past three bolts (5.9) and then gain a stance below the final bolt at an arete. Reachy and somewhat insecure moves past the last bolt will see you through to the anchors - taller climbers will have an easier time with this as the crux is a bit reachy.

Quality climbing but it's over way too soon to garner many stars. Remember, it's all about the last three feet!


Protection 

4 bolts, sport anchors



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Railing out left on The Longest Yard (5.10a), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Railing out left on The Longest Yard (5.10a), Holc...
The Longest Yard (5.10a) on the left and Silly Millimeter (5.10b) on the right.
BETA PHOTO: The Longest Yard (5.10a) on the left and Silly Mil...
Susan starting up The Longest Yard (5.10a), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Susan starting up The Longest Yard (5.10a), Holcom...
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By susan peplow
From: Joshua Tree
Jun 30, 2008
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Top section is fun and technical and probably pushes the grade up a hair. No extra beta here except it's well protected and enjoy.