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Call of the Wild 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Jared Hancock, Karla Carandang, Amy Moore, Jenny Wagner
Season: Spring, Fall
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Submitted By: Joe Puglisi on Jun 4, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Call of the Wild to the anchors of the Dance of th...


Follow the arching crack as Bourbon and Bluegrass. After 30 feet, head into one of the few (only?) chimneys in the Red. After 20 feet, step out and move across to the anchors of Dance of the Druids, or move over a short overhang to a second set of anchors higher up.


Follow the Hideout wall all the way to the right. When you see the big ol' arching chimney, you're there!


Above and below the chimney there is ample protection with gear up to 2.5 inches. The chimney is protected with 3 bolts. Chain anchors.

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Pulling the roof on this fun route! After a snow s...
Pulling the roof on this fun route! After a snow s...

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By Alex Mitchell
From: Cincinnati, OH
Jul 12, 2012

There is only 2 bolts protecting the chimney however you can clip a draw into the chains of the next route over before pulling the roof at the top. The view from the top is great!
By Samuel Roberts
Apr 22, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Alright route the chains are far from the top out ledge. Also the upper crack flares and is quite hard to protect
By Alex Zucca
Oct 20, 2014
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

This route can be top-roped by clipping a draw to its top anchor after leading Dance of the Druids (the route directly to the right of Call of the Wild). Just climb sideways to the left after finishing Dance of the Druids to clip the draw.
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