Twelve Gauge IQ
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12-Gauge IQ follows the red line. Black Cat Bone i...
Starts with a flake and knobs left of the start to Black Cat Bone. A steep start leads to lower angle climbing to a corner. Climb the discontinuous finger crack in the corner past *ahem* 3 or 4 bolts to a roof. Turn the crux roof (.12) to steeper climbing above on jugs. You can catch some good air on this one in a couple of places if you fall! Stellar route; the bolted crack climbing on this one isn't quite as flagrant as on its neighbor. Easier than other .12c's at the area, so I gave it the more objective '.12' rating.
Located on the left portion of the wall. A 60m rope lowers.
Bolts. Fixed anchors on top.
By Ol' Toby
Jul 3, 2014
rating: 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
This route is really fun. Despite it's bolted nature, the dihedral climbing is high quality on beautiful stone and the roof succumbs to good beta and a few gymnastic pulls. No doubt easier than the other .12c I've tried at Index.