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The Naked Truth 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Jeff Hollenbaugh 7/4/06
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: j wharton on Jul 4, 2006
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Description 

Much better then it looks! With lots of interesting climbing throughout its length. Climb up the engaging corner and make a rising traverse rightward, with a crux near the finish. This route had been left unfinished (2 bolt anchor and 2 bolts on the top of the route) until 7/3/07 when Chris Goplerud and I added the three lower bolts to finish equipping the line. The original equipper of the route's upper portion unnecessarily enhanced a hold near the top of the route--lame. Without using the enhanced grip, the route is perhaps a letter harder. Stays dry in the rain, and is shaded all day.


Location 

This is the farthest right sport route on the crag. It tackles an obvious, right-facing corner below a giant roof.


Protection 

5 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor.



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By Alvaro Arnal
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From: Aspen, CO
Sep 4, 2012
rating: 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b

This is a great route! Despite its short length, it's full-on from the first bolt until you grab the jug above the last bolt.

I also feel this route is very hard for 12b. I hesitate to call it 12c, because I don't have a lot of experience at that grade yet, but it certainly feels a lot harder than any of the other Indy Pass 12b's I've done.

Either way - this is an awesome route that's worth the 5 minute walk from Grotto Wall to do!