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Affirmative Action S 
Bedeviled S 
Bergers Bakeshop S 
Better Late than Never S 
Bush in a Blender S 
Chopping Block S 
Cruella de Vil S 
Diabolical S 
Drama Queen S 
El Areto Bolto Del Diablo S 
Evil S 
Evil Paradise S 
Good S 
Hidden Slab S 
Ken's Shitty Route (K.S.R.) S 
Lucifer's Hammer Drill S 
Memory Block S 
Muscle Crow S 
Ojo S 
Panic Attack T 
Paradise City S 
Prescribed Burn S 
Reverend, The S 
Snazz By Nazz (aka Access Crack, Guillotine Crack p1) T 
Sunday Bloody Sunday (aka Tight Little Package) T 
Under Powered S 
Unknown (Crack right of Ojo) T 
Waiting to Procrastinate S 
Welcome to the Jungle S 


YDS: 5.11c/d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E4 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Vaino Kodas, Jen Payne (2008)
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Submitted By: Chuck McQuade on Jul 13, 2009

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Bedeviled begins on the arete and eventually moves left to a short crack over a bulge. The belay anchors of the Unnamed Crack are on the ledge above this bulge, but Bedeviled continues up and right without using these anchors. Move over another bulge (technical crux) and cruise to the anchors.

The variety of climbing and features (arete, face, traverse, and 2 bulges), makes this route an area classic! Well in my book:)


Look for the next arete to the right from Waiting to Procrastinate. Belay on a shelf just up and right from the "Unnamed Crack".


12 bolts to a two-bolt anchor

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By Robin
From: Albuquerque, NM
Aug 9, 2009
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Totally sweet!!!
By Daniel Trugman
From: La Jolla, CA
Mar 28, 2010
rating: 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Super fun, sustained climbing on big holds. The route is cleaning up nicely (it's not any looser than any of the other routes in the Lower Grotto). I thought the first bulge, not the second, was the crux, but to each his own.

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