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Squirrely man 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 230'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Nathan Brown, Tony Spainhour
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: nbrown on Mar 8, 2010
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Pitch 1. P-2 makes it way into the upper righthan...
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This is a good variation start to Oasis, with slightly harder climbing than the traditional first 2 pitches. The first pitch climbs a fun 5.10 slab to a moderate crack through the small roof. It is well worth climbing if you're cragging, or as a warm up pitch.

P-1 Climb the short right facing corner to some gear. Move up the slabby face past 2 bolts and a good rp to the right facing corner/roof. Pull roof and belay on left side of ledge at 2 bolt belay.

P-2 Climb up and left past 3 bolts to a short and easy left facing corner. At the top of corner continue up the right-hand groove passing 3 more bolts to a 2 bolt anchor up and right of the groove. Note: It is easiest to move around the bulge to the left before moving back into the right-hand groove. The anchors are slightly higher than the Oasis anchors.

Merge into the traverse pitch of Oasis


Between Oasis and Dolphin Graveyard


Normal LK rack

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By Scoffster
Jun 16, 2013

Great climbing. Nice if you have time for two more pithes.