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Reed's Pinnacle Area
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11c Toprope Arete TR 
Arch OW at Bongs Away Left T 
Beyond Lunacy T 
Beyond the Fringe T 
Bong's Away Center T 
Bongs Away, Left T 
Chingando T 
Deer Route, The T 
Dr. Fun Time T 
Dream Easy T 
Ejesta T 
Flatus T 
Independence Pinnacle, Center T 
Independent Route (Independence Pinnacle left) T 
Iota, The T 
Lunatic Fringe T 
Olga's Trick T 
Phantom T 
Porter's Pout T 
Reed's Pinnacle Left T 
Reed's Pinnacle Regular Route T 
Reed's Pinnacle-Direct Route T 
Remnant, Center, The T 
Remnant-Left Side, The T 
Remnant-Right Side, The T 
Scrunchy-Mungy T 
Steppin' Out T 
Stone Groove T 

Flatus 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 180'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Chuck Pratt Tom Bauman
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Submitted By: caughtinside on Apr 30, 2012

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Description 

Flatus is a fun outing on Reed's. Start up a right trending finger rail that takes good gear between cliffside succulents. This terminates at an E-Z Squeeze chimney, before you pop back left on a short handcrack to a ledge. 5.8.

2nd pitch goes straight up the corner with fun stemming, jamming, smearing, scumming and chimneying. Sweet! Corner changes directions on fists at the top and then you enter another squeeze which deposits you on another big ledge.

The climb continues up for several more wide pitches...

Rappel the route (first two) with a single 60m off tat anchors.

Flatus!
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flatulence


Location 

Halfway between Lunatic and Stone Groove.


Protection 

Gear to 4"



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By Rob Dillon
Apr 30, 2012

The words missing between the lines in this description are "old" and "school"! Good old-fashioned rock climbing, rarely crowded, and a pretty good way to get your Valley on.

By Alexey
From: San Jose
Mar 13, 2013

good combination of Flatus +Rorp
www.supertopo.com/climbing/thread.php?topic_id=578632&tn=0&m>>>

www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/269832/TR-Flatus-Rorp-Upper>>>