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Playing Hookie S 
Problem Child S,TR 
Professor Plum With The Candlestick In The Conservatory S 
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Silmarillion S 
Tag aka Push Start S 
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Tag aka Push Start 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Tom Hanson, 1998.
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Submitted By: Dan Mottinger on Jan 1, 2001

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Start off on a tough boulderly move (V2) in the crack to gain the arete. Climb the rest of the arete on good handholds to the anchors.


Four bolts to a two bolt belay.

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By Tom Hanson
Jan 1, 2001

T. Hanson - Here are the names of these routes (numbered according to photogragh) 4: Problem Child, 5.10, FA: Scott Sills, '88. 5: Darys Crack, 5.8, FA: Chris Drysdale?, '86? 6: Emerald Epitaph, 5.10 FA: T. Hanson & S Sills, '88. 7: Pulling the Flake, 5.10, FA: S, Sills & T Hanson, '88. 8: High Flyer, 5.10, FA: Hanson, Sills, '88. 9: Tag, a.k.a. Push Start, 5.11a, FA: T, Hanson, '98. 10: Crack the Whip, 12a, FA: T. Hanson, '98.
From: Englewood, CO
Apr 21, 2004

Skip the V2 bouldery start altogether. Just jump for the positive ledge and swing those feet up. Better stick it first try or you'll be donating a couple of layers of skin and some blood to the CWC rock. Once you stick that HUGE pocket on the left your basically done. Don't be tempted to stem out to the left as this makes it conisiderably easier.
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