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Sick Minds Think Alike 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Alan Nelson on Feb 27, 2001

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Description 

This takes the cool handcrack in a left-facing corner between Cliff Hanger and Spike. Start in a crack on the left side of the Adrenalyzer pinnacle and wander up to the base of the dihedral. The corner is basically vertical and sucks whatever gear you throw into it. At the top, reach around to the right and clip the anchors atop Spike.

Protection 

Standard gear rack with medium to large cams or hexes. Two bolt anchor with rings on the right atop the adjacent route Spike.


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By Doug Redosh
Jan 8, 2003

I believe this is called "Sick Minds Think Alike" in the Hubbel guidebook. (why are people renaming routes that are already published? This just leads to confusion?) Anyway, there are some cool moves in this corner, requiring stemming, minimal chimneying, hand jams, and a fair amount of technique. Can be TRed easily from Spike
By Derek Lawrence
From: Bailey
Jan 9, 2003

Doug, Hubbel's guides are notoriously inaccurate. Considering that the person who posted this route is the one who did the FA, I would say that this is just another case of Hubbel being wrong. (Check out the Table Mtn section of his Front Range Crags guide to see how bad it can get - entire sections of cliffs incorrect)
By Randy Carmichael
From: Boulder, CO
Jul 19, 2004
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Fun jams, seemed a little harder than other Table 8s. You only need pro up to a #2 Camalot.
By John McNamee
Administrator
From: Littleton, CO
Feb 17, 2008

David,

Thanks for the correction.

John
By Ken Trout
From: Golden, CO
Jul 12, 2008

David, why on Earth would you quote Hubbel's guide as some kind of authority? Hubbel has always named cracks that were never climbed. His first book to the Platte was called The Brown Book of Lies. No FA parties are listed usually.