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Itchy and Scratchy T 

Itchy and Scratchy 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Cameron Burns, Jesse Harvey, Erik Cook (1997). FFA:Alan "Heavy Duty" Stevenson, Kevin Chase (1998)
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Submitted By: Ben Kiessel on Nov 7, 2006

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Description 

Climb up and right around the corner to a sloping ledge. Follow bolts past LOOSE rock and over a bulge to the shoulder. Then one more pin to the summit.

Note:The rock is very loose, we climbed this at 5.8, C1.

Location 

Start on the Southwest corner of the tower, at a pin.

Protection 

Quick draws are all we used. Tie-offs for some of the pins. One rope for the rap.


Photos of Itchy and Scratchy Slideshow Add Photo
Crusty's sweet anchors.
BETA PHOTO: Crusty's sweet anchors.
On the summit of Crusty.
On the summit of Crusty.
drake at crux
drake at crux

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By Camster (Rhymes with Hamster)
Jun 21, 2007

Loose is good....
By Ben Kiessel
Apr 8, 2008

You're right Cam loose is good it keeps the crowds down.
By Ben Folsom
Apr 8, 2008

I agree!
By Tristan Higbee
From: Cambodia
Apr 1, 2009

The rock was a bit sandy, but I wouldn't call it loose. It's no worse than what's on Homer and Marge. This was a much easier tick than I expected it to be, as I was told that it was pretty scary. Easily went at 5.8 C1 (mostly I just pulled on the bolts but there were two bolts where I used aiders). Fun!
By paul bucher
From: moab, utah
Mar 28, 2012

did it yesterday with drake. 5.8 c1. crusty for sure and a bit scary as all the pins are hanging half way out. good new bolt at crux but looks harder than 10b.