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Hillbilly Routes
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5.6 dihedral T,TR 
Balls on a Kite T,TR 
Barnyard TR 
Bio-Degradable T,TR 
Booze Pigs S,TR 
Cascadia T 
Curse of the Drill S 
Drink to Puke T,TR 
End of the Innocence S 
End of the Innocence variation S,TR 
Generation Gap S 
Her Spidery Chamber T,TR 
High School Romancer TR 
Left Side Dihedral (aka Corner Crack) T,TR 
Manic Depression S 
No Time to Linger  TR 
Organic Matter TR 
Pagan Rituals S,TR 
Penitent Crack T,TR 
Pine Tree Crack T,TR 
PWB Arete S 
Repentance Crack, The T,TR 
Sex Weed T 
Strong Faith T,TR 
Sunset Ascent S 
Swiss Cheese S,TR 
Turkish Revenge S,TR 
Two Hands of Prayer T,TR 
Zig-zag crack T,TR 
Zschiesche toprope problem TR 
Unsorted Routes:

Bio-Degradable 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 55'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Troyd
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Submitted By: Troyd on Sep 28, 2011

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First placement

Description 

Start 5 feet right of arete, 10 feet left of Organic Matter. Climb to base of tree, pass to the right and follow crack to the top. Stay left of the chimney with the pine tree, making use of the arete and toping-out inline with the arete.

Protection 

I used small to medium sized nuts and hexs. Last horizontal crack would be protected easy with a cam.

Location 

First wall as you enter the hollow.


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By Troyd
From: Chicago, IL
Sep 28, 2011

If anyone has info on this route please let me know. Im sure Im not the first to climb it but theres no info on it.
By Josh Olson
From: madison, wisconsin
Sep 30, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Me and a couple of buddies did this, couldn't figure out if it was organic matter or not. Did you lead this with just passive?

Nice work on getting it done, either way.
By Troyd
From: Chicago, IL
Oct 1, 2011

Yeah just passive. I sat on the last placement for more than a minute mainly cause I only have a set of rocks and a set of rockcentrics (wild country). I mention the cam because the placement is a nice parallel crack, plug and go. If I had one I would have used it. I wound up using a hex on its side.