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This route is located in the Muir Valley at Practice Wall

Sweet and Sour


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Yu Stin Ki Pu 5.5 (Sport) **

First Ascent: Jared Hancock, Skip Wolfe, Mark Ryan in 2005
Length: 20ft
Bolts: 3 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Approximately 20-30 feet right of the previous route is this climb. It is a very short slabby face left of the next dihedral "Sweet and Sour" that can be top-roped from the same anchors.
Moves: Slab
Descent: Shares anchors with
Stays Dry:
Owner: Muir Valley
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2.41 stars (51 votes)
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5.6 (53 votes)

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Submitted by: TSO
Date: Jul 18th, 2006

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1
Ascentionist said on November 22nd, 2005
Almost thought this was easier than the 5.4 next to it. It has an easier start with one tricky move up high.
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bryanboonern said on March 20th, 2006
Definately not easier than the one to the left. Very thin to the third bolt. 5.6 is about right.
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weber said on June 3rd, 2006
The top anchors have been removed from the boulder from which they were originally placed. A new fixe ring top anchor was installed at the location of the original third bolt.
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p0bray01 said on July 11th, 2006
Fun little easy route...almost too easy. Good warmup and great to take the kiddies to!
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dbarless said on October 3rd, 2007
very thin to the third bolt??! on such low angled slab???? lol...you can friction up this thing with no hands really....
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Papatrad said on May 28th, 2008
I brought the grandkids and the holds are a little sparce down low for them. You have to heave the little buggers up the wall a little, then they can climb! Honestly, there are routes with better holds than this available at the Gorge to teach kids, but these are just not as intimidating.
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kharvey said on July 13th, 2009
took a friend here for her first climb ever. a good little beginner route.