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Arid Piles - Southwest Face
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Acid Crack, The T 
Just Another New Wave Route T 
Popeye T 
Taming of the Shoe, The T 


YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Alan Bartlett, November 1982
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Jul 27, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Popeye, 5.11a


A strenuous hand and fist roof crack. This is one of the few climbs on which I pulled a hamstring muscle.


This climb is set back a ways from the outside of the formation. It is below and well to the right of Acid Crack on the southeast face. A short, slanting hand crack leads over a roof, across from The Taming of the Shoe.


mainly 2" - 3" pieces

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