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Pinch Test Rubicon
June 20, 2024, 09:29:22 pm
Strangish question but how hard in Pinch Test compared with others such as Sissy and those to the right of Caviar


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#1 Re: Pinch Test Rubicon
June 20, 2024, 10:42:13 pm
Pinch test is one / two really hard moves so is difficult to grade. I thought it was easier to red point then the sissy / dangerous brothers / tribes. But those 2 moves were significantly harder than any moves on the other routes. So imo easier but I could full understand anyone that found it harder 


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#2 Re: Pinch Test Rubicon
June 21, 2024, 07:48:37 am
Haydn mentioned this in a thread about another route
That sounds exactly like the pinch test at water cum jolly which is 7c+ and definitely not 8a
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I know nothing, but I do know that no 7c+ has a 7B boulder on top


Hahaha. I would give it 8a.
« Last Edit: June 21, 2024, 07:53:44 am by stone »


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#3 Re: Pinch Test Rubicon
June 21, 2024, 09:08:57 am
I was with Zippy when he did this and it was definitely giving 7c+ and shown as such in two previous guide books so someone has tinkered with the grade. Anyway I did in jest suggest he grade it VS 7a to reflect how unbalanced it is.


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