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The Paradox 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: SA,MC,'93
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Submitted By: 1Eric Rhicard on Mar 2, 2011

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Description 

The slightly overhanging dihedral is what gives this route it's punch. Getting there will get your attention too. Can be done as a single pitch if you unclip the first bolt off the ledge after clipping the next bolt. Beta makes it easier as does being 6 feet tall but still think it is 12-.

Location 

Starts to the right of a chimney that leads up to the big roof half way up the cliff and roughly in the middle of the wall.

Protection 

Bolts


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By Christian
From: Casa do Cacete
Mar 2, 2011

Though I've never done it, I can tell by the FA date it's probably more like 12b :-)
By Hendrixson
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From: Tucson, AZ
Nov 29, 2014
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

I climbed it in a single pitch, clipping all the bolts, and noticed no rope drag. I would have unclipped the third bolt as suggested but was unable to easily do so.