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Cheap Seeking Missle 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a R

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Chris Hirsch 2010 equip. Brent Kertzman
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Description 

As you look up and left from "Original Sin" it is hard not to miss the giant inverted "V" formation. The right side has been bolted and is lower 5.12. This project is also known as "The Lieback From Hell". I have not tried it since 1993. I am planning on working it out this year. Needs some cleaning again. Very pumpy for granite. If you choose to try it prepare for an ass kicking of monsterous proportions.


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By adam brink
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 5, 2006

To all you locals,

Has anyone sent this project yet? Any ratings? Quality? thanks for the info!

By Brent Kertzman
From: Black Hills, SD
Apr 18, 2008

NEWSFLASH!!!

The name of this route has been changed to "CHEAP SEEKING MISSLE" aka: "THE BIG RASPBERRY".

See the photo of McNasty and Uncle Cheapskate in the new issue (April 2008) of "Climbing" working on the redpoint of this rocket launcher.

By Brent Kertzman
From: Black Hills, SD
Aug 15, 2011

Free at last: 5.12a Chris Hirsch 2010.