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Bear Arete, The S 
Bear Crack, The T 
Bear Cub Crack T 
Bear Fingers T 
Bear's Choice S 
Beast of Burden S 
Beast, The T 
Black Hole Sun S 
Body Snatcher S 
Brazin S 
Grigio S 
Jason and the Argonauts S,TR 
Jekyll and Hyde S 
Just Bearly T 
Kidnapped S 
Kill Uncle S,TR 
Kodiak S 
Lower Arete S,TR 
Mark's Moderate T,S 
Napa Valley Party Service S 
Old And In The Way S 
Old Ghost S 
Polar Bear Spire S 
Rampage S 
Silverado Squatters S 
Smash n Grab S 
Stone Free S 
Swallow My Pride S 
Theodore Roosevelt S,TR 
Treasure Island S 
Uncle Tom S 
Ursa Major T 
Ursa Minor, aka: Guillotine Crack T 
Wayne's World S 


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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Jerry Dodrill, Eric Berghorn
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Dodrill on May 1, 2007

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Chris on Kidnapped


Start at a wide flare and do a big reach up and right to the first bolt. A few reachy moves through jugs takes you to the second bolt. Avoid the blocks off to the right. Continue up, trending left past a total of five bolts, a few hidden jugs, and a big finish to anchor chains above a ledge.


5 bolts to chains


This line is at the left-most edge of the cliff. It shares the first two bolts of Jekyll & Hyde and Bear Fingers, then continues left where J&H breaks right and up over a bulge.

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By Floyd Hayes
Oct 4, 2010
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

For me it was definitely harder than Silverado Squatters.
By James Cranston
From: Boulder, CO
May 26, 2015
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Super fun. There are some money jugs on the the way up. Feels safe. The hardest part for me was pulling the ledge up to the anchors.
By schmitie
Nov 15, 2015

AT 5'8", there are a couple spots on this climb where the moves felt insecure due to how long they were. Its a bit thin between the first and second bolt. It took me a bunch of tries to get between the 5th bolt and the anchors. Followed the pockets more or less straight up and then super reached to slopers straight overhead to get over the hump.

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