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Mom & Apple Pie 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Randy Marsh & Pier Locatelli
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Submitted By: Larry DeAngelo on Jan 1, 2005

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Sheri nearing the thin section up high, her first ...

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Also known as "Todd's a God." Just to the left of the Cram It corner, follow a line of bolts up to the anchors.



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Fun edging on the well protected route!
Fun edging on the well protected route!

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By 46and2
From: Las Vegas, NV
May 14, 2006
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

My wife and I both climbed this route and while most of the route would lie in the 5.9 range, we both felt the top of the route had two distinct sections of 5.10a climbing on thin moves. The route is very well protected so no worries going for it, have fun!! Also known as Todd's a God in the Guidebook.
By gilbert.2003
From: Burke, VA
Apr 28, 2007
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I agree that the top face climbing is a tad more difficult than the 5.9 rating implies. I would give it a 10a though nicely bolted.
By Stone Nude
Jun 28, 2007

Sweet route at 5.10a. Well worth the walk up, bring some gear for mother's day 10 feet right and make an evening of it. Thinnnnnn....
By Brandt Allen
From: Joshua Tree, Cal
Sep 30, 2008

As mentioned, this is "Todd's a God" in the Handren guide.
Great edging; the moves slowly become more difficult as you climb to the crux moves at the top, which are definitely harder than 5.9.
By Matt Mauzy
From: Denver, CO
Oct 14, 2013
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

great crimpy climb. Last 2-3 bolts before the anchor is 5.10+ climbing. Super thin.
By MN norske
From: Henderson
Oct 26, 2013
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

I would put this climb 5.10(-) maybe at the very most. The crux is thin, but some good foot work will get you though. Sorry Mauzy, but I disagree bro.
By The Farley
Nov 19, 2013
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

This was one of the first routes I did in Red Rock. Definitely thin for 5.9 but a super good pitch.
By Patrick Mulligan
Nov 29, 2014

It's thin, but it's all there. Good footwork is necessary to keep it at the grade.
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