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Pork Tornado 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Dave Groth
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Submitted By: Andrew May on May 12, 2006

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Moving towards the rest below the dyno.

Description 

One of the more difficult routes at the Meader wall at Grandads Bluff. Vertical and Overhanging. Very powerful climb.

Location 

Just to the left of Micro Putz. Or the second route on the right. Pretty nasty clipping stances.

Protection 

Bring about 8 quick draws.


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The start of Pork
The start of Pork
AJ on Pork Tornado.
AJ on Pork Tornado.
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Pork
AJ on Pork Tornado
AJ on Pork Tornado
AJ on Pork Tornado
AJ on Pork Tornado
Moving to the second bolt
Moving to the second bolt
AJ on Pork Tornado
AJ on Pork Tornado
Higher up on the small crimps
Higher up on the small crimps

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By Kris Gorny
Administrator
Nov 7, 2006

This is an intense route with powerful moves and a dyno finish. FA's of this and all other bolted routes on Meter Wall are done by Dave Groth. In my opinion the route is well bolted. First clip is little hard but can be easily stick clipped.
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Mar 23, 2007
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Of all the routes on the wall, this is my favorite. A great combination of power and endurance.
By Chris treggE
Administrator
From: Madison, WI
Jul 7, 2007
rating: 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b

IMO a fair bit harder than Hawaiian Bill and almost as hard as Brown Reason. I onsighted Hawaiian Bill and this thing took me 3 trips to LaCrosse! Very big moves, sustained and powerful, punctuated by small crimps and delicate moves. 4 stars. A couple of the clips are a little tough, but the bolts are right where you need them for the next moves, so no complaints there.
By martin tikusis
Dec 17, 2008

There is absolutely no need to dyno on this route.
By Tradoholic
Dec 18, 2008

Hmmmm.....Why don't you tell us why that is Martin. That might be helpful.
Oh, and this is "Meader Wall" not "meter wall".
By fat cow
From: Salinas, CA
Mar 29, 2010

Static goes with a right hand two finger pocket gaston about 18 inches above the undercling. those two holds, get high feet and go static to the jug rather than doing the dyno.