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True Grit 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a

   
Type: Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Josh Smith
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Submitted By: Josh Smith on Mar 22, 2009
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True Grit (5.12a)

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Description 

Put up your Dukes! Tricky as a snake in the grass, pardner. And, as the name implies, gritty, at least in the lower half of the route.


Location 

Second route on the right end of Walt's Wall.


Protection 

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By DisturbingThePeace
From: Albuquerque, NM
May 8, 2009

Great route, but not good enough rock for 4 stars imo. Technical movement all the way up leads to a cool dihedral, and a thin crux pulling out of the dihedral. Tricky for sure and felt a bit hard for the grade on the onsite.

By MattL
From: Boulder, CO
Sep 1, 2009
rating: 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a

yup, I agree - felt harder than 11d on the onsight attempt.

By Ethan Coon
Jun 5, 2011
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a

Actually thought this was the best of the wall... If it weren't so gritty it would be higher up the list for many I suspect.

By George Perkins
From: Los Alamos, NM
Apr 27, 2013
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a

Cleaned up by now, in my opinion, though still not immaculate. Way cleaner than 5 years ago. Devious in places, with multiple cruxes. The most sustained & hardest overall climb at this cliff, well worth doing if this is your grade.