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B.F. Bugs 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Nate Postma, 1991
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Submitted By: Glenn Burns on Jul 18, 2006

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Gram on B.F. Bugs on a particularly moist morning....

Description 

fun route with a cruxy start. solid crimps and slippery smears will gain you the first bolt. venture right to the arete and enjoy solid 2 finger pockets up the face. the crux is above the last bolt, veer left or right, but beware of loose rocks and gravel.

Protection 

bolts. please use your own gear for toprope.


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By Dan Roberts
From: Eastern Iowa
Jul 10, 2008

I've climbed it 30ish times and it still gets me sketched out. Work hard for that direct start.
By James Anderson
From: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jul 20, 2011

I enjoyed this route a lot. Great texture all around, a little sandy because it doesnt get climbed too often. Any guess what the direct start is? Felt a lot harder than .9+. More like 10d/11a
By Pontoon
From: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sep 22, 2014

I wouldn't climb B.F. Bugs until that birch tree comes down. I'm guessing it'll mysteriously disappear in a couple weeks, just please be patient and don't climb this till then.
By Pontoon
From: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Oct 9, 2014

Tree is gone. Tree removal sent a ton of dirt onto the route but I did my best to scrub it clean on rappel. Should be good to climb.