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Waves of Rays 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Leitner, Rolofson, Barrows, 1998
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Submitted By: Richard M. Wright on Oct 29, 2001

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Near the crux.
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Description 

Waves starts in the main dihedral in the center of the main wall. This is really a well bolted slab with a few interesting moves that are very un-slab like. Good climbing on solid rock make Waves of Rays one of the better lines on the Solar Dome. Some folks rave about this line, and it is a good line with some interesting edge climbing to be had. Personally, I figure it's best feature is the tanning slab at the base which, from time to time, offers some of the best scenery in Boulder.


Protection 

Ten draws and a rope.



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A close up, just above the crux.
A close up, just above the crux.
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By Leo Paik
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From: Westminster, Colorado
Mar 7, 2002

Is there any legal approach to this crag?

By Ray Snead
Mar 7, 2002

With the bird closures, probably not.