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Little Hunk - NE Face (Right)
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Blue Diamond (aka Shock to the System) T 
Blues Traveller T 
Changes S 
Disrythmia S 
Electralux T 
Electric Blue S 
Flower Power T 
Incandescent S 
New Deal  S 
Potato Head T,TR 
Power Drop T 
Power Failure T 
Power Line T 
Rad Nad S 
Smear Factor S 
Team Scumbag T 
ZZZZZ T 
ZZZZZ Direct Start T 

Blues Traveller 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Chris Miller and Jim Hammerle, November 1995
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 1, 2002

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Al Swanson on "Blues Traveller".
Photo by Blitzo.

A portion of the wall is closed due to Indian rock art. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Start up Team Scumbag, clip the first bolt on that route, then continue straight up past three more bolts to anchors just below the top. The climbing is enjoyable and well-protected - yet another fun, moderate route to do when in the area.

Location 

Located just left of ZZZZZ near the left margin of smooth rock that characterizes that climb.

Protection 

4 bolts, pro to 1.5", anchors


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Cal Gerberding on "Blues Traveller". <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Cal Gerberding on "Blues Traveller".
Photo by Blit...
Blues Traveler is a mediocre band from the 90s. John Popper is quite good on the blues harp, though.
Blues Traveler is a mediocre band from the 90s. Jo...

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By Randy
Oct 11, 2004
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

A fun climb, but the crux seemed pretty darn stiff for 10c. The bolt anchors seem to lie a bit to the left of the finish, but I presume this was to keep them away from ZZZZZ.
By Bob Gaines
Feb 27, 2005
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Excellent grey rock on this one.
By Andy Laakmann
Site Landlord
From: Bend, OR
Apr 20, 2008
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13

Went to lead this and I chickened out trying to get to the 2nd bolt (above the bolt shared with Team Scumbag). The moves were harder and steeper than I wanted to do 8' above the last bolt - facing a possible fall onto the protruding dyke below. I ended up on Team Scumbag instead - which is a fine route.

We then TR'd this climb and it felt around 10d. Good (and sharp) rock down low leads to grainier rock above.
By Murf
Jan 3, 2012
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

I agree with Randy and Andy, more like .10+, airy between bolts 1 and 2, good route.