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Belgian Chongo T 
British Airways T 
Feets Don't Fail Me Now T 
London Calling T 
Moment's Notice T 
My Idea of Fun S 
Nuts are for Men Without Balls T 
Pope's Crack T 
Pope's Crack, Direct Finish T 
Primal Scream T 
Raked over the Coles T 
Roof, the T 
Rule Britannia T 
Sole Fusion S 
Sonic and the Hot Dog Water S 
Street Sweeper S 
Swept Away T 
T.S. Special T 
Tucker-Powell T 

Sonic and the Hot Dog Water 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
FA: Adam Stackhouse
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: toddgordon on Jun 30, 2010

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Tucker Tech on Sonic and the Hot Dog Water.


This is a slab route that goes up the slab between Cole/Evans and Feet Don't Fail Me Now, on the South Face of Echo Rock. There are 5 bolts to a 2 bolt rap anchor.


This route is located on the South face of Echo Rock. To get to this route, it is best to approach from over by Heart and Sole from the north.....even though the climb is really not too far left of Pope's Crack. It is a difficult approach from the south...


Quick Draws only.

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By millz
From: Canon CIty!
Jan 29, 2012
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

Fun gettin up to the route via the boulder caves. The belay is on a slanty slab and the route is pretty grainy but has a lot of flakes and bulges to work with. Great route for newbies to towrope
By Arthur E
From: Madison, WI
Jan 9, 2013
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

I agree with millz; the approach from the south is almost more fun than the route itself. It does take quite a bit of scrambling through boulder caves, though. My partner and I had to take our packs off to squeeze through holes a few times.

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