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Tumbleweed 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

   
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Consensus:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
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Submitted By: James Otey on Aug 27, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: Topo photo for Tumble Weed.

Description 

A bit left of the duck ramp and obvious face of Jeff Loves Eileen lies a right angling hand crack with copious jugs. No distinct crux, just good old low angle monkeying.

Location 

Just right of Sit on It and left of the duck ramp

Protection 

Standard rack


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By J. Serpico
From: Saratoga County, NY
Apr 21, 2014
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

Not sure I'd call it low angle. The crux is the first 15 feet off the ground. That section is overhanging (bulgy). On lead it's a pumpy 5.4...which shouldn't happen on a 5.4. The lower ledges/foot holds are also polished, so stances are tough. IMHO, much harder than Jeff Loves Eileen or anything on the Goat Crack Wall. On top rope, I'm certain you can book through the overhanging section without even noticing it but the low crux means you either place gear or solo it. Definitely a hard 5.4 lead despite the great gear (G).
By Bruce Monroe
Jul 18, 2014

There is now a bolt anchor at the top of this climb.