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Lucy in the Sky 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 2 pitches, 150'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Baikenbitz on May 2, 2010

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Lucy in the Sky

Description 

150' feet of fun climbing. First pitch is more enjoyable than the second. If you top out, rappel down to the ledge, then pull the rope, and rap of the ledge. Or trail a second rope, and do it all in one rap.


Location 

Located directly after the trail splits to go to either North Face or the Alley. Go to the North Face, and walk around the nose, and you will see a string of draws going up a darker section of rock. This is Lucy in the Sky. It is the tallest section of the rock as well.


Protection 

10-12 draws... 15 feet between the bolts is the norm. First pitch ends on a ledge with open cold shuts



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Dave leading Lucy in the Sky.
Dave leading Lucy in the Sky.
Anchors for Green Eggs & Ham, Lucy in the Sky, Sonic Temple, and Russian One Step.
Anchors for Green Eggs & Ham, Lucy in the Sky, Son...
Tim rapping off Lucy in the Sky.
Tim rapping off Lucy in the Sky.
Belay ledge for Lucy in the Sky.
Belay ledge for Lucy in the Sky.
Beehive at 4th bolt.  Beehive no longer exists as of 3.31.14.
Beehive at 4th bolt. Beehive no longer exists as ...
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By Reece Henson
From: Knoxville, TN
Jul 12, 2010

you don't need 10-12 draws unless you do it all in one pitch. so if you only have 8 draws you'll be fine if you pitch both out

By Garrett Gregg
May 1, 2013

The bees are still there at the 4th bolt. You can go around to the left.

By Keegan McCormick
From: Hixson, TN
Jul 22, 2013

Attempted going to the far left of the bees at the 4th bolt, partner was swarmed and had to bail.

By Khowe765
From: Knoxville, TN
Aug 4, 2013

Define swarmed? I'm wanting to give Lucy in the Sky a shot soon, but it sounds like it may not be worth the risk! Any viable solutions to this bee issue at the 4th bolt?

By Khowe765
From: Knoxville, TN
Aug 21, 2013

Geeze, bummer to hear that Tyler, but thanks for the updated information on Lucy in the Sky. I may altogether avoid that route at TDR.

By Khowe765
From: Knoxville, TN
Aug 25, 2013

My wife and I climbed there recently and saw the bees nest and the bailed QD. I personally have no motivation to attempt that climb until those bees are gone.

By adoit90
From: Atlanta, GA
Feb 13, 2014

Does anywone know if the bees are still a problem here? I'm interested, but not if there's a chance of getting swarmed.

By Khowe765
From: Knoxville, TN
Feb 26, 2014

I'll be up there this weekend. I'll report back about the bees.

By adoit90
From: Atlanta, GA
Mar 3, 2014

Hey Khowe, did you get a chance to check on the bees? Also, do you know what kind of anchors there are at the top of the second pitch? I saw there's cold shuts at the top of the first, but I haven't found anything about the 2nd anchors anywhere.

By Khowe765
From: Knoxville, TN
Mar 5, 2014

Adoit, I'm not sure on the bees or the bolts. Dixie Cragger's says "chains" at the top of the route though. DRT is well-bolted for the most part, even on the trad lines.

By Khowe765
From: Knoxville, TN
Mar 11, 2014

No bee activity (March 11, 2014).