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Neptune Cocktail  

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: D. Knezek
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Submitted By: SMR on Sep 27, 2012

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Grade? 

Similiar to other climbs at the pipeline. Pull on large to med. size cobbles on a steep wall. A longer move at the lip is the crux.

This route is listed in the new MC guide as 12c, but when we redpointed it, our consensus was 12a/11dish? It seems easier than both Chia Pet and Cresent Moon.
Worth doing.


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By David Mitchell
From: Blacksburg, VA
Jun 1, 2014
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Climbed this on 5-28-14. at that time there was a loose golf-ball-sized cobble at the lip, when this cobble goes, it may bring a much larger (10-14 inch diameter) cobble down with it. Make sure the belayer wears a helmet and stands to climbers left... keep the rope pile to the left as well. Otherwise super fun! Really interesting crux!