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The Thumb 

YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
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Submitted By: Joseph Lascurain on Dec 27, 2011

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Bryan Ferris finishing up The Thumb.

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Description 

This climb uses a variety of powerful sloping side pulls, a few crimps and pinches. The technical crux is probably between bolts 2-4, but keeping it together until you reach the great jugs after the 5th bolt isn't easy.

Location 

Obvious sport route just right of The Thumb Aid Climb.

Protection 

5 bolts to fixed anchor. Helps with drag to sling out anchor. Can be top roped by climbing the backside.


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