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Getting Your Kicks 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Colin Parker on Sep 19, 2013

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Description 

This route climbs past the bolt near the tree (similar to one start for Dad's Nuts) and then proceeds to follow a bolt line up and slightly right. There are a few awkward blocks and ledges down low but the climbing becomes more sustained and steep higher up. Towards the top you trend left to a set of anchors. It is possible to traverse right at the top to descend off of the Route 66 anchors (and also setup a top-rope on that route).

Location 

This is the first bolted line in the Mordor sector and is just right of the blocky crack/corner of Dad's Nuts.

Protection 

10 or so quickdraws


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By Colin Parker
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From: Idyllwild, CA
Sep 19, 2013

I led this route last week and it felt comfortably within the 5.10 range. It is far easier than route 66 next door. If consensus pushes it up into the 10d/11a range I will adjust the route grade.
By Topher Dabrowski
Mar 20, 2015
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

This is definitely easier than Route 66 but given the other routes in the crag felt like 11a. Mrs. Norris on the other hand felt like a definite step up from Route 66
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