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Winger 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Jon Marek on Jul 2, 2011

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Description 

Winger is awesome! Solid for the grade, this climb starts with a powerful roof sequence which quickly leads into more powerful climbing until about the 6th bolt. One more crux move under the roof and some trickery around it lead to the anchors. Good rests abound on this wonderful climb with comfortable clipping stances.


Location 

on the right edge of the roof starts on chalked jugs.


Protection 

bolts



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Winger with a red rope hanging off it. <br />Get on this route! It rocks!
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Holy spandex and leather clad nutsacks, Batman! This climb is awesome!
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By Brent Larsen
From: Spearfish, SD
Jul 5, 2011
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c

I think I saw Winger (the hair metal band) play at the state fair. They sucked and didn't make me want to throw the horns, in fact, they made me want to throw up. Winger (the Spearfish Canyon climb) made me want to throw for holds. Word of advice, big holds on big moves...means use your feet wisely...Winger (the climb) will toss you, even if the band won't rock you.

By WAGbag
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From: Denver, CO
Aug 25, 2011

This route had me smiling all the way up. Falls in the top 2 I climbed while there.