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Under the Big Top  

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b PG13

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Eric Engberg (1982)
Season: all
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Submitted By: patrick donahue on Mar 16, 2011

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Checking out Under the Big Top before leading.


This is the biggest roof at The Quarries. There are several variations, and all are intimidating. The upper 12 feet fell off in the '90s making the climb harder than when it was first lead by Eric Engberg, in 1982, saying at the time it was 5.9.


This is on the climber's left end under the big roof. It is hard to miss.


Standard rack or TR.

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From: Eldorado Springs, CO
Mar 18, 2013

This and Ladder Line, IMO, were the best lead climbs in the quarry, when I lead them in the mid '80s. UTBT had great protection and fun moves through and over the roof. I think we called it 10a back then.
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