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Snake Eyes TR 

Snake Eyes 

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

Type:  TR
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Jordan Ramey on Mar 9, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: At the base of SnakeEyes.


This is a fabulous route up the face of Troop Wall. The holds and feet can be slick since its polished limestone. Cool move wear you use these snake eye pockets.


South side of Troop Wall. Ascends up to the prominent snake eye double pockets. Classic easy route. Good TR option for beginners.


TR or crashpad and spotter

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Rock Climbing Photo: Nathan Drake on the start of Snake Eyes V1.
BETA PHOTO: Nathan Drake on the start of Snake Eyes V1.

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By OkieGirl
From: Boulder finally
Nov 20, 2007

Look for the two big pockets side by side (snake eyes) to locate. You can make this more challenging by eliminating the hand-chipped holds near the start.
By Drew Nevius
From: Oklahoma
Jun 27, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

The holds on this are really polished. Be careful or you might get hurt when your hand pops off the marble-like crimps.
By C. Archibald
Sep 11, 2015
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Calling this 5.8 is pretty laughable, unless you aren't counting the first half of the route. Those chipped holds down low are small and slick. The first half is probably 5.10. The top out is 5.8. I bouldered this out, not TRed it.I imagine that's more common.

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