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Stars and Bars 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Todd Skinner and Russell Erikson
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Submitted By: Ben Sachs on Jan 12, 2009

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Pull a hard and fun boulder problem past a bolt and a fixed pin to a jug. Climb better holds past 2 bolts to a stance. Finish out moderate roof to the anchor. This route didn't make Selected Climbs for whatever reason. It definitely gets more traffic than most routes in the Hanging Garden except maybe the Pooh routes. A great Moores 5.12 on solid rock with good gear.


In the Hanging Garden. Start left of Porter's Pooh where you can clip a bolt almost from the ground.


Mostly a clip-up, but bring a few cams. Tim F. recently upgraded the last 2 bolts and anchor on this route, so whip away.

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By porter jarrard
Mar 17, 2009

Stars and Bars was put-up by Todd Skinner and Russell Erikson. I re-equipped parts of it with Todd's permission which I got in the summer of 1989 in Atlantic City, WY. Stars and Bars was the name of the original confederate has stars AND bars...the Rebel Flag.
By Dr. Rocktopolus
From: Chattanooga, TN
Aug 27, 2012

The start of this thing is in your face... Could you a new first bolt.
By gloomis
Sep 9, 2013

1st bolt replaced June 2013. The rest of the bolts are bomber. Enjoy
From: Winston-Salem, NC
Jun 21, 2015
rating: 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b


You have the route right. we replaced the first manky bolt and the pin with just one bolt. Either way the route required a stick clip so we figured it made more sense just to move the bolt up a bit and get rid of the junk pin. The route going out right is Aries. Its seth's route.
By nbrown
From: western NC
Jun 22, 2015

Cool, that makes sense. Thanks for the beta!

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