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Why Left 

YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Steven Lucarelli on Apr 11, 2011

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Description 

Why Left tackles a vertical wall with good pockets and edges to a thin, sequential crux. Good footwork will make up for the poor hand holds at the crux, but a few more less than bomber moves will keep you working afterwards.

Location 

This is just right of Doggie Style.

Protection 

6 bolts to a two bolt anchor.


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By Lauren D. Hollingsworth
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Feb 15, 2014
rating: 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

I was not sure of the grade when I got on this route. Based on number of attempts and how the moves felt, I would put this more in the 12a range. To come in at .12c is quite inconsistent with the area when I compare this route with routes like Oaxamoxa and Pocket Laureate. It falls between the two in difficulty, with Oaxaomaxa feeling more like .12b.
By Derek Young
From: Denver, CO
Jan 21, 2015

The book shows the grade as 12, no letters attached - does that mean it's open to interpretation? Either way, good line. My opinion, using holds right prior to the "mono" before jug pocket out left for the crux bolt keeps the grade 12-. I'm anxious to go back and mess with the more direct line to earn the solid 12.
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