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Emerald City
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Big Toe Arete 
Black Magic Arete 
Callandor 
Constellation 
Diamond In The Rough S 
Father's Day T 
Fictitious Egg, The 
Flying Monkeys S 
Hollow Threat 
In The Middle 
Let the Wookie Win 
Lolliop Kids S 
Mandarin TR 
My Sexy Cranberry 
No Place Like Home S 
Oz S 
Perfect Pink 
Ruby Slippers S 
Sharp T 
Shelf Life 
Shining, The T 
Skittles 
Small Victories 
Whiteout T 
Whiteout Direct (aka Nerds) S 
Wolverine 
Yellow Brick Road S 
Unsorted Routes:

Ruby Slippers 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: R. Turan, J. Baker, 1991
Season: gets a lot of sun
Page Views: 989
Submitted By: Tony B on Oct 6, 2006

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Ruby Slippers

Description 

Another great climb on Emerald City. A great circuit for this area is to access the ledge and do all 5 adjacent climbs without untying your shoes or rope.
Just right of the obvious scoop at the bottom of Flying Monkeys lies another bolted line. Climb up the edge of the "dish" and head for anchors at the top. There may be no particular crux on this climb, but it is not without some hard moves. The holds are small, but mostly good. Wear your edging shoes!

Location 

The approach trail to Emerald City leads up below a large ledge,perhaps 10 meters up that lies below a flat, vertical, brown and tan striped wall. Access the ledge via scrambling to the left and arrive at the base of 5 sport climbs, from left to right being:
Flying Monkeys, Ruby Slippers, Diamond In the Rough, Oz, and Lollipop Kids.

Protection 

6 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor.


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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Oct 16, 2012
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

FYI- The left-hand anchor bolt on this route is BAD. Old SMC hanger on the most rusted 3/8" stud bolt I've seen in the Red. The right hand anchor bolt is brand-new, so thats comforting.