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Automatic Leg Spreader S 
Beast with Two Backs, The S 
Beast, The S 
Believe It S 
Capuccino S 
Community Service S 
Espresso S 
Guilt Parade S 
Gun Shy S 
Java Creek S 
Lady Luck S 
Never Believe S 
Popular Demand S 
Ruckus S 
Slacker S 
Slacker Direct S 
Thieves S 
Vision Thing S 


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

Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Stuart Ruckman / Bret Ruckman
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Submitted By: Nate Weitzel on Sep 1, 2001

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Jerad on Ruckus.


Two lines to the left of Never Believe, this short route packs a powerful punch. Climb the overhanging right facing dihedral, then move up left and up to the ledge to the anchors. The crux revolves around a thin, funky move that gives many people trouble. Good footwork is the key here. The rest of the route is enjoyable overhanging climbing, but quite short.


5 bolts, two bolt anchor.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Jerad Friedrichs on Ruckus.
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By Anonymous Coward
Mar 14, 2004

Can't get dropknee or fingers in holds at start. Seems harder than 12b if over 6'. Rest of route fun .11-
By Adri.n Robert
From: boulder, co
Jun 5, 2006

Knee bar over the first bulge after the crimps works sweet for clipping. I loved having to mantle the second bulge to reach the anchors.. very bouldery.

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