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The North Forty
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Ace in the Hole S 
Action Hotdog S 
Adult Supervision S 
African Herbman S 
Around the Fur S 
Big Top S 
Brand New S 
Bulb, The S 
Caught in the Closet Again S 
Chica Bonita S 
Chica Bonito S 
Class clown T 
Controversy, The S 
Corn Grinder S 
Cotton Candy S 
Count Chalkula S 
Cow Killer T 
Cows in the Mist S 
Crab Louse S 
Crimp Scampi S 
Dancing Bears T 
Dancing Outlaw S 
Dos Hermanos S 
Dreadlock Holiday T 
E-Kat S 
Eighteen Inches S,TR 
Emmas's Got a Mullet S 
Fat Hand S 
First Normal Form S 
Flashbacks T 
Frankenberry S 
Girth Hitch S 
Greatest Show on Earth, The S 
Green Goblin S 
Groovy S 
Hangs a Little to the Left S 
Harry Butthole Pussy Potter S 
Harry Potter S 
Honorary Brave S 
Horny Goatweed S 
Hurricane, The S 
Ides of March, The S 
Jackhole S 
Jewell Always Smiles S 
Jewell Says  S 
Kurbcheck S 
Lamb Chops S 
Lampe Land S 
Lavender Eye S 
Leonid S 
Lion Tamer S 
Little Manly Man S 
Little Miss Giggles T 
Local Hebrew S 
Love Slave S 
Meck, Mecke, What's the Difference? S 
Mefloquine Dreams S 
Mine Mine Mine S 
Molt S 
More Better S 
Narwhal T,TR 
Newton County Mentality S 
Ojos Locos S 
Owen's Best Buddy S 
Paul's Redemption S 
Perfect Hair Forever S 
Petrified S 
Piratas Putas  S 
Playing Hooky S 
Poetry in Goshen T 
Private Property S 
Pulp Fiction S 
Roman Says S 
Roman's Empire S 
Romaniac, The S 
Scrambled Eggs S 
Seaana Says S 
Season of the Storm S 
Smooth Criminal S 
Some Moore Better S 
Something for CiCi S 
Something for E-Kat S 
Something for Jewell S 
Something for Roman S 
Sonny Jim S 
Sonrisa Loca S 
Sons of the Soil S 
Sour Girl S 
Spam S 
Stiff-Neked Fools T,S 
Strongman S 
summer rain S 
Sundial S 
Too Short for the Short Bus S 
Trapeze Artist S 
Tres Equis S 
Tunnel Vision S 
Uncle Grandfather T 
Webster's Part S 
Webster's Partner S 
Zeke's Didge Dance S 
Zeppelin T 
Unsorted Routes:

Big Top 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Chad Davis
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Submitted By: Elijah Flenner on Jun 18, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: This is the dinner plate and above. Sorry I didnt...

Description 

Start with some tricky climbing down low, then head right to a small roof and the "Dinner Plate". The crux comes right after the dinner plate up black holds.

Location 

After walking down the North Forty trail for a little ways, one comes to an undercut, colorful and overhanging wall. Big top goes up one of the overhanging sections of this wall and shares a start with Trapeze Artist.

Protection 

Seven bolts and a two bolt anchor.


Photos of Big Top Slideshow Add Photo
Hannah exiting the roof section
Hannah exiting the roof section
Scott clipping the last perma-draw
Scott clipping the last perma-draw

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By Kevin W. Corcoran
Oct 23, 2008

This routes climbs really well. The roof section before the crux is very enjoyable; hit a decent rest and crank through the crux.