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Slimy Crack aka Icecubes, Popcorn and Popsicles 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Matt Richardson on Jun 25, 2008

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Description 

This is the route immediately to the right of Diving for Rocks and is easily distinguished by wide-ish (fist), flaring crack. This crack is the crux of this route - always greasy, it's tough to get your mitts to stick in this thing.

The top rope above this route is 12a, Lonesome Dove.


Location 

To the right of Diving for Rocks.


Protection 

3 bolts + anchors



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Alec skips right over the slime
Alec skips right over the slime
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In and...
The start.
The start.
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By Jeff Kilpatrick
Dec 20, 2008
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I don't know what the route out the roof is from the anchor, but Lonesome Dove is at the top of Diving for Rocks, at least according to Sean O'Grady's guidebook. Also, the anchors at the end of the roof are unlikely to be intended for toproping.

Cheers

By Matt Richardson
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From: Longmont, CO
Jan 19, 2009

Thanks, Jeff - I haven't done that one and was just regurgitating what was in Jeff Jackson's original guide.

By Underlord
Apr 18, 2011

The Direct route is fun once you get your rope up.

By Tyler Garrett
From: Dallas, TX
Sep 26, 2012
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Skip the crack, or waste all of your chalk. Lonesome Dove is connected to Diving, not this route.

By trevor becker
Jan 16, 2013
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

GoPro HERO 2 HD footage of Slimy Crack 5.10:

By BJB
From: Austin, TX
Aug 23, 2013
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Personally, I didn't think this route was much slimier than all the other humid rock I was climbing on today.

By Ashinynickel
Sep 1, 2013

Don't know how you could say the crack wasn't incredibly slimy. There is a pretty solid hand jam near the top of the crack. Not using this would make the route way harder or you would have to go off route probably.

By DrW
From: AUSTIN, TX
Jul 25, 2014
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

NICE ROUTE,