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The North Forty
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A Little Moore S 
Accident, The T 
Ace in the Hole S 
Action Hotdog S 
Adult Supervision S 
African Herbman S 
Around the Fur S 
Auntie Grandmother T 
Big Top S 
Brand New S 
Bulb, The S 
Caught in the Closet Again S 
Chica Bonita S 
Chica Bonito S 
Circus Freaks T 
Class clown T 
Clown Suit T 
Controversy, The S 
Corn Grinder S 
Cotton Candy S 
Count Chalkula S 
Cow Killer T 
Cows in the Mist S 
Crab Louse S 
Crimp Scampi S 
Dancing Bears T 
Dancing Outlaw S 
Dos Hermanos S 
Dreadlock Holiday T 
E-Kat S 
Earl's Revenge T 
Eighteen Inches S,TR 
Emmas's Got a Mullet S 
Faded Memory T 
Fat Hand S 
First Normal Form S 
Flashbacks T 
Frankenberry S 
Girth Hitch S 
Goldmember S 
Great Gracious Grant, The S 
Greatest Show on Earth, The S 
Green Goblin S 
Groove Tube T 
Groovy S 
Guide's Corner T 
Hangs a Little to the Left S 
Hardly Spot 'Er T 
Harry Butthole Pussy Potter S 
Harry Potter S 
Honorary Brave S 
Horny Goatweed S 
Hurricane, The S 
Ides of March, The S 
Jackhole S 
Jewell Always Smiles S 
Jewell Says  S 
Kids Stuff T 
Kurbcheck S 
Lamb Chops S 
Lampe Land S 
Lavender Eye S 
Legacy 26 S 
Leonid S 
Lion Tamer S 
Little Manly Man S 
Little Miss Giggles T 
Local Hebrew S 
Love Slave S 
Marek's Golden Way T 
Mclovin' It S 
Meck, Mecke, What's the Difference? S 
Mefloquine Dreams S 
Mine Mine Mine S 
Missing Rack T 
Molt S 
More Better S 
Mossy Revelations T 
Mr. Hanky S 
Narwhal T,TR 
Newton County Mentality S 
Ojos Locos S 
Owen's Best Buddy S 
Paul's Redemption S 
Perfect Hair Forever S 
Perfect Trifecta, The S 
Petrified S 
Piratas Putas  S 
Playing Hooky S 
Poetry in Goshen T 
Poison Ivy Route, The T 
Private Property S 
Pulp Fiction S 
Roman Says S 
Roman's Empire S 
Romaniac, The S 
Scrambled Eggs S 
Seaana Says S 
Season of the Storm S 
Serfs and Lords S 
Short Stack T 
Side Show T 
Sin Nombre S 
Sin Nombre Moore S 
Slide Show T 
Smooth Criminal S 
Some Moore Better S 
Something for CiCi S 
Something for E-Kat S 
Something for Jewell S 
Something for Roman S 
Sonny Jim S 
Sonrisa Loca S 
Sons of the Soil S 
Sour Girl S 
Spam S 
Stiff-Neked Fools T,S 
Strongman S 
summer rain S 
Sundial S 
Sure Thing T 
Swiss Family Pancakes T 
the Elephant Man T 
Tongue and Groove T 
Too Short for the Short Bus S 
Towely S 
Towely 24HHH Variation S 
Trapeze Artist S 
Tres Equis S 
Tunnel Vision S 
Uncle Grandfather T 
Wanted Man T 
Webster's Part S 
Webster's Partner S 
Zeke's Didge Dance S 
Zeppelin T 
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YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Sport, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Chad Davis
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Submitted By: Elijah Flenner on Jun 12, 2007

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Setting up rappel at top of strongman.


The start of the route is a very interesting thin crux which is followed by climbing that becomes gradually easier and finishes on jugs at the top.


Located to the right of a black dihedral (Dancing Bears) and to the left of The Greatest Show on Earth. The North Forty trails comes close to an overhanging, undercut wall (Big Top is on that wall). Follow the cliff uphill from the "Big Top Wall" until the base of the cliff starts going downhill again.


Six bolts to a two bolt anchor.

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By Scott Strong
From: Dallas, TX
Jan 17, 2011

One of the key holds between the first and second bolts has a giant X on it indicating not to use it. I'm probably not strong enough to make the move without using the hold or I just wasn't able to figure out the sequence without using the marked hold.
By Dan M.
Sep 16, 2013
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Very fun route!
By Dan M.
Sep 16, 2013
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Also, the route has been upgraded to a 5.10a in the altest guidebook.
By JD Borgeson
May 15, 2014

another ranch favorite!

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