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Basalt and Battery S 
Chossy Achievers T,S 
Crash Test Blondes T 
Electrocuticles S 
F.A.T.A.L. S 
Fenced In T 
Foul Play T 
Franklin's Tower (originally submitted as G-Spot) T 
G-Spot (originally submitted as Power of Tower) T,S 
Gruesome Groove (Pass the Basalt, Please)? S 
Insult and Flattery S 
Klimbink is Verbolten S 
NIMBY T,S 
No Gumbies S 
Polar Sandals S 
POS Dihedral T 
Slot to Trot T,S 
Solar Panel S 
Stickin' It To The Man S 
Ugly Stick S 
Unknown? S 
Wagoner's Way T 
Winter Warmer S 

POS Dihedral 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Jay Eggleston on May 23, 2014

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Description 

This route is kind of fun, but it gets no stars in the Haas/Schneider guidebook. It is a way to climb most of Polar Sandals without doing its crux. The rock contains some lichen in this area, but it is not too bad. If you want to finish on Polar Sandals, you clip from about bolt 6 on. There is no webbing on a horn after the first 5.7 section as described by Haas/Schneider. The last 15 feet up to the Solar Panel anchor is the crux.

Location 

This route is just to the left of Polar Sandals and to the right of Foul Play. You can get down from the Solar Panel anchors or the Polar Sandals anchor if you join it.

Protection 

Standard rack up to a #3 Camalot, anchors on Solar Panel to the right or up to the right on Polar Sandals.


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Looking up the dihedral on the right start.
BETA PHOTO: Looking up the dihedral on the right start.

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By Tyson Ferryman
From: Bailey, CO
May 24, 2014

Glad you posted this. FYI Kirk and I cleaned this up a lot while bolting Polar Sandals, so in fairness to Haas, it probably climbs better now....