Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
The Surf Bowl
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Big Blue S 
Blucifer S 
Blue Fin S 
Bottom Feeder S 
Guppie S 
Nemo S 
Surfer Rosa S 

Bottom Feeder 

YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Jeff Jackson
Page Views: 590
Submitted By: WAGbag on Nov 25, 2009

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (7)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Pimp coat throws on the thuggy classic! Photo by F...


Up off the block and trend right through the flake. Hang a loooong bitch sling if you don't like the runout to the anchors


Left of Guppie


8 bolts + Anchors

Comments on Bottom Feeder Add Comment
Show which comments
By DisturbingThePeace
From: Albuquerque, NM
Jan 15, 2010
rating: 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b

Fun route and climbs up a cool section of stone. The start and first bolt are shared with Big Blue. Some tufa moves leads to a tricky undercling section, then a long ways of enjoyable steep climbing. It is probably only 11+ / 12- to here. At the crux the wall blanks out and you have to make a huge move off a good undercling hueco to a far away crimp. Stick this and continue up on steep ground with a few powerful moves and throws. The upper section will be exciting if you haven't worked the moves and there isn't a sling hanging from the anchors. At least it will be all air!

If you can stick the crux than this will probably be an easy tick. Many have massive issues with the powerful throw though.

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!