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The Smoking Room 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: T. Cecil, M. Miner, Jan '96
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Submitted By: Tony B on Dec 29, 2006

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Warning Stainless-steel bolts are suspect near the coast. A rebolting effort is underway. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

The Smoking Room climbs up and right through a bulge onto a huge stalactite feature and then up that for a way to a ledge and anchor above. The crux is a tricky section that climbs steeper than it looks, owing to some traversing movement. This is one of the better climbs on the wall and deserves to be done.

Location 

As you reach the Melting Wall through the arch from Fire Wall, turn around and look on its right side. The bolted line starting just to its right and finishing above the path is Bon Soir. Starting just right of this, the rightmost route is 'The Smoking Room.'

Protection 

7 bolts to a bolted anchor on a ledge.


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By Jim Amidon
Mar 7, 2007

One of the better routes in all of Tonsai, great position, great features, lots of fun....
By Stan Pitcher
From: SLC, UT
Oct 5, 2007

An awesome and fun route - my favorite single pitcher over there!1
By Ryan Williams
Administrator
From: London (sort of)
Oct 31, 2011
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

Not a fan of this one... dunno why. It seems to hold a lot of heat... sweaty climbing for sure.