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The For Real Canyon
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Around the Corner aka Unf.. Real T 
Chipmunk Route T 
Cooler, The TR 
Futile Attraction T 
In Your Face T 
Is This For Real? T 
Nice Jugs T 
Ramp -o -Stone T 
Real Black Velvet S 
Real Thing, The S 
Reality Check T 
So Wild T 
Super Nova T 
Unknown Arete T 
Unknown Slab/Ramp T 

The Cooler 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b PG13

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Steve Cheyney and Friends
Season: Summer escape spot
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Submitted By: Kevin McLaughlin on May 15, 2008

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Stefan making the escape.

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The Cooler is a deep, narrow slot that has excellent toprope finger cracks down inside. A short, casual, 5.8 hand crack leads to anchors that are directly above this slot. When you need some cool shade -drop into the cooler and enjoy some really sweet fingers and face climbing. The belayer can sit above looking down as the climber comes up toward him or her. This is a great little spot.


The Cooler is at the top left side of the For Real Canyon. Walk toward the back and get onto a ledge system that travels under a long roof section. Follow to the top and find the slot.


Toproped usually because of length and the wall behind your back.

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