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Giggling Marlin 

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

   
Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Bill Burns & Gary Burns (1992)
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Submitted By: Orphaned on Mar 29, 2009

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Brian B finishing out the lead on Giggling Marlin

Description 

Great moderate climb!

Location 

To the right of KGB and to the left of Bunny Slope.

Protection 

8 bolts, 2 bolts w/ quicklinks


Photos of Giggling Marlin Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Robby McGraw flashing this classic.
Robby McGraw flashing this classic.
Rock Climbing Photo: Andrew leading Giggling Marlin
Andrew leading Giggling Marlin
Rock Climbing Photo: Lisa Gomez on Giggling Marlin
Lisa Gomez on Giggling Marlin
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting up Marlin.
Starting up Marlin.
Rock Climbing Photo: Very fun 5.9 once you clip the second quick draw I...
Very fun 5.9 once you clip the second quick draw I...
Rock Climbing Photo: The start of giggling marlin
The start of giggling marlin

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By Hendrixson
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From: Tucson, AZ
Apr 19, 2009
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

FA: Bill Burns & Gary Burns (1992)
By alexfrenchfries
Nov 24, 2009
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Good moderate consistent climb of ~85ft. 60m rope covers it. The crux is probably the first move as you look for hand holds. That's probably why the first bolt is low - Giggling Marlin is right of KGB 5.10a and left of Bunny slope 5.8. Acnhors are 2 bolts with chains.
By arjunmh
From: Phoenix, AZ
Dec 8, 2010
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Very fun warm up and great rock.
By Micah Kurtz
From: Denver, Co
Feb 14, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Very fun warm up.
By Toby Wehler
From: Chicago, IL
Apr 5, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I agree that the crux is around the first bolt (a few others thought 2nd to last bolt, maybe a height thing?)...cruiser after that. Fun route.
By Nick VZ
Apr 8, 2014

Here's some video we took of the climb. fuistetravels.com/member/nickv.... Also, if you've been on any cool trips lately and want to share your story feel free at fuistetravels.com
By Paul Zander
From: Tucson, AZ
Nov 23, 2015

Very enjoyable long 5.9 with multiple cruxy sections with easy stuff in between. Next time I do it, or if I was recommending to someone, I'd bring a 1-2" cam for the short runout in the corner feature.

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