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No Left Turn S 
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Scorpio T 

Chop Chop 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Bill Trethewey, 1990s. Bolts added by Alan Hirahara.
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Nov 2, 2006

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Description 

This route follows the flake to the right of "Scorpio". It protects nicely with gear. I don't understand why the bolts were placed.


Protection 

Draws, gear if you choose.



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By Ramin Jamshidi
From: Wauwatosa, WI
Nov 19, 2007
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

This lieback is great fun, and its ease and short stature make it perfect for beginning climbers. I agree with the original post that this ought to have been left as a gear-protected climb.

By Chase Roskos
From: Boulder, CO
May 9, 2009
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Would be 4 stars if not so short.

By bill trethewey
May 25, 2010

20 years later , I still enjoy this climb. This crack sucks up gear, some of it may be small , but the combo of edging, liebacking and jams make it solid. I just choose to not clip the bolts. I never even thought of bolting it ever! But I have thought of chopping them., I do wish it was longer.