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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Kevin Duck, 1995
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Kevin Duck on Aug 24, 2011
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Description 

This enjoyable route ascends the south face of The Thumb past six bolts to a two bolt anchor with chains.


Location 

South face of The Thumb. Rappel descent or walk off.


Protection 

Six bolts to a two bolt anchor with chains.



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By Chris Asencio
From: Hesperia, CA
Apr 9, 2012

Sustained climbing with crimps and edging. Passing the 6th bolt to anchors is the crux. Well worth doing if you dont mind the hike up.