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Nit Picking 
Opposable Thumbs Required 
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Nit Picking 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Roy Suggett
New Route: Yes
Season: May - October
Page Views: 162
Submitted By: Roy Suggett on Sep 26, 2011
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BETA PHOTO: The bolted arete, marked 11b, is the "Direct Start...

Description 

The route starts on a stellar lie-back, 10c then into a gnarley offwidth which leads to a ledge where a short but sweet hands/fingers crack (the crux) that leads to the upper face moves of "The Missing Link." You can place pro or use the last two bolts of "The Missing Link."


Location 

The route is just right of the "Direct Start of The Missing Link"(a.k.a. Java Man) on the North and West side of this tower as it leans against the main "Welcome Wall."


Protection 

A wide assortment of cams with at least three #3s and three #4s gets you to the chain anchor. As you exit the lie-back and head around to the west side, DO NOT STEP INTO THE TALUS CHUTE! Stay on the wall or risk sending tons of washing-machine-sized boulders down on your belayer!



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The top 2/3s of the route is out of sight but the ending is a finger crack on super rock that leads back to the last moves of "Missing Link"
BETA PHOTO: The top 2/3s of the route is out of sight but the ...
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