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Ain't Nothing but a J-Tree Thing T 
Almost Vertical T 
Butterfingers Make Me Horny T 
Child's Play T 
Chocolate is Better Than Sex T 
Congratulations T 
Conservative Policies T 
Count on Your Fingers T 
Count Your Blessings TR 
Face of Tammy Faye, The T 
No Calculators Allowed T 
Peculiar Taste Buds T 
Square Root T 

Square Root 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Todd Swain, 1989
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Submitted By: Ryan Kelly on Aug 26, 2008

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Description 

Mostly laybacks on an offwidth against a less than vertical wall. Short, mediocre rock, and less than interesting climbing ranks this one fairly low compared to surrounding routes.

Climb up an offwidth (layback) between a large block and the main wall until you can stand on the block facing a fairly clean looking incipient crack. Say goodbye to the clean looking crack, turn left, and continue climbing awkward, kind of chossy, offwidth. A set of horizontal cracks under a cap-stone at the top give you an opportunity to pull a couple fun moves traversing right before toping out, possibly helping you not feel the climb was a complete waste of time.

Location 

In a blocky corner between the center tier of the wall (right of Chocolate is Better Than Sex) and the right tier (left of Almost Vertical).

Protection 

A light rack, plenty of opportunities of various sizes exists.


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