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Upper Progressive 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: FCJohn on Jul 17, 2007

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This short fun route is one of the most fun at the grade 10a. Slightly overhanging hands with great feet ends in a small section of slightly OW deep fists.


Fixed nut halfway up. Take a #4 for the last 10 feet.


Per Jason Haas: directly above Handjacker.


Per Jason Haas: walkoff from on top or rap from anchors above Escalator.

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By Jason Haas
Sep 3, 2007
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Wow...some quality control on descriptions is needed and this is a prime example. How about mentioning something about the route's location next time, like directly above Handjacker and how to get down - i.e., walkoff from on top or rap from anchors above Escalator. Don't mean to gripe, but the point of this database is to increase info about routes at an area when guidebooks are limited on space, or at the very least, help get you there especially if a person does not own the guidebook.
By Sean Dunlop
From: Durango, CO
Jun 11, 2008

Just climbed it June 10, the raptor nest is still there but vacant. Go ahead and climb it, it won't get in your way and you can go ahead and leave the sawed off shotgun at home. Haha. Excellent route.

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