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Art Imitates Life S 
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Big Kahuna S 
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Caradhras T 
Cirith Ungol T 
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Dwarrowdelf T 
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Fangorn Crack T,TR 
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Nameless to the right of Fools Gold T,TR 
Not my Reality TR 
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Orc T 
Orthanc S 
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Risky Business T,S 
Rock Wrestling T 
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Room With A View (aka Helm's Deep) T 
Sam I Am T 
Shadowfax T 
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When Good Books Go Bad TR 
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Rock Wrestling 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Kyle Wills on Feb 10, 2011

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Awkward wide crack. hand/fist, not a lot of offwidth.


Far left of Gandalf formation


Really a #4 right below the crux is all the pro one could need or ask for. If a 4 is not at hand a 3 or 2 will still make for a safe climb.

Build your own anchor up top. Lots of obvious options.

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By Kyle Wills
From: San Diego CA
Feb 10, 2011

Double checking my added route today. You Can definitely throw in some solid arm bars. Probably could use more practice at those anyways.
By Josh Cameron
From: Moab, Colorado
Oct 20, 2011
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

When you pull into the offwidth at the top, on the inside of the crack on the left is a good sidepull. This climb always felt so hard until I found this "secret" hold. Short but sweeet.

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