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Highly Caffenated 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Tom Wezwick, Chris Kessler, and Karl Kiser
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Submitted By: George Perkins on Oct 23, 2007

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Description 

This crack system between Post Moderate and Grape Ape is one of the older Diablo routes.

Climb up the low-angle easy corner then undercling/lieback left. Continue up a more low-angle shallow corner crack system with just seams (no cracks, no pro) until the next blocky roofs. Turning these blocky overhangs is the fun & well-protected crux of the route. Rap from the 2-bolt anchor, or continue up the upper half of Post Moderate.

Since the lower half of the fully-bolted Post Moderate can be climbed to reach the anchor, most traffic on Highly Caffenated is from people toproping it these days.

Location 

Climb 5 on the beta photo.
The original online guide shows this climb.
Crack system between Post Moderate and Grape Ape. Starts just left of the post.

Protection 

Nuts & cams to 3", including RPs.
2 bolt anchor.


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By Rick Bradshaw
From: Los Alamos, NM
Mar 8, 2008

This route was established by some combination of Mark Thomas, Tom Wezwick, Karl Kiser, and Chris Kessler, all of whom worked together on several routes at Diablo and in particular on the Winter Wall.
By Karl Kiser
Apr 1, 2008

FA by Tom Wezwick, Chris Kessler and Karl Kiser.
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