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Torque Wrench 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 5c

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Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Mike Sokoloff on Mar 14, 2002
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Go right from where the approach trail hits the wall for a few hundred feet. This route is just left of the 5.13 corner called Death of a Cowboy (plaque). The letters TW are painted at the route's base. A long strenuous handcrack which takes some thought to negociate the crux which pulls past/over a huge chockstone. Don't get tunnel vision at this intimidating section. The majority of the route is great hands. Enjoy it!


As many hand sized pieces as you can borrow. The bottom thin-hands flack takes #2 Friends well. Bring 4 or 5 #2 Friends. Bring a couple smaller pieces but nothing micro. A #4 Friend will also be helpful. Bring slings and draws to reduce rope drag.

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By d-know
From: electric lady land
Jan 26, 2006
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c

this is my favorite route on the cliff.

By Michael Ybarra
From: on the road
Apr 29, 2012

A fun route that throws a lot at you. About 150 feet. Bring two ropes to get off.