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This route is located in the Southern Region at North 40

Yosemite Sam

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Barbed Wire 5.12b (Sport) ***

First Ascent: Kipp Trummel in 2006
Length: 55ft
Bolts: 6 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Walk left from Samurai a few hundred feet to the next bolted line which begins just right of a blunt arete. Tech through a difficult start to an even more difficult crux then jet for larger holds. Enjoy the runout up high!
Moves: unknown
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry:
Owner: Private

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3.33 stars (9 votes)
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5.12b (11 votes)

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Submitted by: SCIN
Date: Dec 31st, 2006


SCIN said on August 28th, 2006
Tricky, techy, and sketchy! Hanging the third draw (third or fourth) is tough!
ray said on April 4th, 2007
Got back on this again. It is brutal, scary, and fun! The crux moves felt even more difficult than last time. Usually things are supposed to feel easier. Awesome line. Delivers just the right amount of fear with the 15 foot runout.
V10Mike said on April 26th, 2008
Yikes! Wouldn't have touched it except it already had draws on it! BLANK!!
Kai said on September 15th, 2009
Broke a hold in it, it's still the same difficulty, just a little different.
Climbingrocks said on November 2nd, 2009
Broke a hold. Between the third and fourth bolt. Doesn't make any difference though. Good climb! A lot of palm action.
Cromper said on August 16th, 2011
Holy hell, this thing felt hard. Looks like a great line from the group but the chossy area right before the run out kinda takes away from an otherwise great climb. Love the mantle to the anchors!