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YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Brent Kertzman, 1994
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Submitted By: Pal Pocsi on Oct 23, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: My friend Doug Seitz rappelling from the top of So...


This is the second route from the left at We Did Rock. The crux comes right after clipping the second bolt. An undercling in the horizontal crack can be used to get over the bulge but the move is burly and the sloper holds immediately above are a bit difficult to use. The climb gets a little easier after this but then you still have a slab section to contend with at the top. Compared to the other routes on this wall, it's probably harder for the grade.


Bolts to a two bolt anchor with rappel rings.

Photos of Sobriety Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Pulling at the crux of Sobriety.
Pulling at the crux of Sobriety.
Rock Climbing Photo: Rapping down. Nice route with a fun crux.
Rapping down. Nice route with a fun crux.

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By Brent Kertzman
From: Black Hills, SD
Dec 10, 2009
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

F.A. Brent Kertzman, 1994

If "Drugs" aren't working for you, try "Sobriety".
By AdamG
From: Berkeley, CA
Aug 9, 2012

Super fun climb, seems more like 75 ft. however. This doesn't really make a difference but just thought I'd throw that out there.
By Sergey Shevelev
From: Astoria, NY
Aug 22, 2014
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

If climbing exactly the line of the bolts, it's definitely a 5.10
By Nick Drake
Jun 10, 2015

If you are waiting for another party to finish absolutely nothing just keep waiting, it's a far more enjoyable route and good for new leaders at the grade. This route is a tad run out near the top compared to how many are set at 38.

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