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The Youth 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 125'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Dennis Jackson and Peter Gallagher
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Submitted By: Phil Lauffen on Jun 20, 2008

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Description 

This is an awesome climb up the secluded Wiggins Wall. The hairy part is right before the small tree and ledge about halfway up, but it's well-protected.

To descend, scramble to the top and then downclimb the southwest side of the crag or rappel off the south bluff.

Location 

Go south past all the other walls. Go west on a path right before you pass a cave on your right and veer south to the cliff base. Scramble up a third class slab to a belay anchor and ledge.

Protection 

9 bolts, two bolt anchor. Well-protected moves.


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By Stewart M. Green
Jul 15, 2008

Ya got the old grade from the FA on here when it was still loose and evolving. 5.9 now, maybe 5.9+ at the crux if you're short.
By Phil Lauffen
From: The Bubble
Oct 13, 2008

You are undoubtedly right! I guess I can't claim to be climbing 5.10s anymore!