Route Guide - iPhone / Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New
Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Comic Gallery
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Buddha (aka Turn Me Loose), The 
Exquze me, do you have any Grey Poupon? 
Flash 
He Man 
Julie's Kiss 
Skeletor 
Tazmanian Devil 
Three Strikes No Balls 

The Buddha (aka Turn Me Loose) 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
FA: 
Page Views: 523
Submitted By: Jon Lauters on Jan 7, 2008
Good Page? 0 people like this page. Your opinion:   

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (5)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Todd with the redpoint!

Description 

A little overgrown from low traffic, slightly overhanging.


Location 

To the left of Flash, starts with the first three bolts of Flash, then moves to the left.


Protection 

7 bolts (first three shared with Flash), Fixe anchors.



Comments on The Buddha (aka Turn Me Loose) Add Comment
Show which comments
By moss1956
Mar 26, 2008

This is a Matt Wendling climb. His wife was the first ascender,
and they named it "Turn Me Loose". I learned the name "The Buddha"
from a kid named Thad who used to climb at PR a lot.

The finishing hold is covered with moss, so you don't want to
be climbing this when the rock is wet at all.

I think its a really fun climb, that is more overhanging than you would
think.

By m.wendling
Nov 30, 2008

I had nothing to do with the FA of this route, nor was I EVER married in Iowa. I left at the age of 19!

By Joe Stark
From: Iowa
Aug 16, 2013

Steep jug haul. Fun climbing. Just as good as Virgin Lemonade. Surprised more people don't give it props.