02) Nick The Wonder Dog
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BETA PHOTO: Route 2 on left side. Project
Work the first set of 3 drill holes on left side of diagonals wall. Pretty hard to link moves together. One move 5.11/12 move depending on height, then a couple 5.11's and the rest is easy.
UPDATE: 10/22/15: Crux hold broke off this year. Not sure what the rating is but probably in 12 range. I added bolt to crux.
Named after Joe's awesome German Shephard crag dog. Calm, didn't bug other climbers, didn't bark, didn't eat other people's food, didn't bark at other dogs, didn't hunt and kill wildlife. Joe could just look at him and Nick would just know what to do, like move to avoid a falling rope. That dog read a climbers mind. Miss him.
Prefer no drytooling here. Drytooling destroys routes. Tradition is to use web anchors and trad gear
if you really need to drytool. Bolts are for sport climbers. Let's save these climbs for YOUR kids. Thanks. Dreez
Route #2 on left side of Diagonals wall
Equipped by Michael Endrizzi and Joe Mueller
Nate Erickson at the crux. May, 2014.
By jack powers
From: St. Paul, Mn
Jul 12, 2014
Fell off this thing today before clipping the second bolt and bruised my foot pretty bad on a mini-ledge below. Now I'm thinking that working this one on toprope first might be a good idea for those of us who are unlikely to onsight at the grade.
Jul 22, 2014
Oh man, sorry. I will try and put another bolt in here and on Multiple Sax Partners. Thanks for info
May 1, 2016
Dreez, awesome job with the bolting here an on Sax Partners. Both are comfortable cruxes now.
Not sure where the hold broke off but it definitely feels harder than 11b, at least to OS. Maybe 11c or so?