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Watusi Rodeo 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Rick Shull, Brad Henderson 1989
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Submitted By: Steve Powell on Aug 26, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: New Pygmy (5.9 R) on the left and Watusi Rodeo (5....

Description 

crux is at the start. easier to traverse in from the right


Location 

twenty feet east of the fence is a south facing formation with one bolt. there is also a left diagonalling seam/crack on the right side of the formation. this route climbs the seam/crack


Protection 

one bolt, and pro to .75
build anchor with small gear



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Watusi Rodeo, 5.9
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By C Miller
Administrator
Aug 28, 2007
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

The bolt was added by unknown climbers long after the FA (around 2000/2001) .

By Brandt Allen
From: Joshua Tree, Cal
Aug 9, 2009

Gotta wonder why the bolt is there. The crux moves are at the bottom, and from the spot where I clipped the bolt, I could get gear in the crack, after which the climbing above gets much easier.