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Balcony, The TR 
Birnam Wood T 
Cerebration T,TR 
Cliff's Coitus T,TR 
Double Overhang T,TR 
Eave of Destruction T 
False Alarm Jam T,TR 
Foreplay T,TR 
Friendly Banter T,TR 
Green Bulge TR 
Hare-Brained Scheme T,TR 
Hirsute TR 
Jungle VIP TR 
Laundry Chute T 
Mezzanine, The T,TR 
Miss Piggy's Pleasure T,TR 
New Light Waves TR 
Orgasm T,TR 
Orgasm Direct T 
Out of the Woods T,TR 
Resolution TR 
Resurrection TR 
Second Balcony T,TR 
Second Coming TR 
Unnamed 5.4 T,TR 

The Balcony 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

   
Type:  TR
Consensus:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: unknown
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Submitted By: Andrew Wied on Oct 11, 2001

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Description 

This route is between Miss Piggy's Pleasure and The Mezzanine. It is a pretty straightforward climb. Climb an inside corner up.

Protection 

Used Top Rope.


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By Jason Gandy
Sep 9, 2002

We took a group of Park District kids to this climb. The kids were all beginner climbers, between 10-13 yrs old. They had a great time on it and most were able to make it at least half way up and one topped out over the small overhang at the top.It's a fun climb for more expereinced climbers as well who are looking for something a little less challenging.
By Anonymous Coward
Oct 1, 2002

Great route for beginners. The ledge by the tree gives confidence to press on ahead to the small overhang. Jonathan (13), Maryann (12), and Stephen (9), all made it. It is any easy enough route to complete for them, mixed with the challenge of a small overhang. I rate it Excellent for new, or young climbers. John Stassen 9-25-02
By Paul Huebner
From: Portage, WI
Aug 19, 2007

This can also easily be led and has decent pro.
By Doug Hemken
Administrator
Apr 18, 2011

A nice route. The blocky start and the tree will fool you into thinking this is a junk route, but it has both moves and gear.
By TravisK
From: Madison
Jun 3, 2014

I would have to agree with Doug. From the ground, this climb doesn't look that interesting, but it was pretty enjoyable. If you're in the area and want an easy climb, don't pass it up.
By jon jugenheimer
From: Madison
Jun 4, 2014

Someone should cut the tree down.