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Bottom Feeder 

YDS: 5.12a/b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Eddie Whittemore, 1996
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Submitted By: FCJohn on Dec 4, 2006

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Follow the arching corner and steep face to bolted anchors.


Starts at the far right side of the White Wall (the first climbing area after passing the falls).


6 bolts and two bolt anchor.

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By Ryan J
From: chattanooga tn
May 21, 2007

12a if u iron cross to the left after the arching crack.

11b if u climb the obvious line. then face a heinous/scary traverse to get to the chains.
By yevquest
From: Southeast,US
Feb 8, 2008
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

The white wall is not the first area you come to after passing the falls. There are 2 places with 2 short routes each before getting to the white wall.

Bottom Feeder is a contrived, forced line. The 12a is, as Ryan said, the IC move that's not even that hard. The obvious line up the crack can take you a long way right, way right of the bolt line. Best beta? Do another route!
By American Dankster
From: Chattanooga
Jun 30, 2010

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