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Twinkie 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Bingham
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Jun 20, 2004

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Dave on the finger-lock crux of "Twinkie"...

Description 

This route is located to the left of the start of Zinger. The need for some trad gear makes this route interesting. Follow a few bolts and place gear in the thin cracks until you hit an anchor. A fun outing...

Protection 

Draws, nuts and a few small cams...


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Me on "Twinkie'
Me on "Twinkie'
Dave starting "Twinkie"
Dave starting "Twinkie"
Dave whippin off of "Twinkie"
Dave whippin off of "Twinkie"
Dave on the crux.
Dave on the crux.
"Twinkie!" Great Route.
"Twinkie!" Great Route.

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By Bryson Slothower
Jul 19, 2006

I jumped on this the other day without knowing about the supplemental gear, made for an exciting lead, still super fun though...
By Wavey
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Mar 19, 2007
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Bring 0.5 Camalot or Orange TCU for gear placement. Bolts are well spaced making for exciting lead. Hard start.
By Tim Wolfe
Administrator
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Sep 7, 2012
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Fantastic solid 10c line not to be missed. Wear shoes that edge really well so you can stand on the tiny bumps and this will greatly assist you in the cruxes. Combination of thin edge/crimping and small finger crack cruxes all in the first 30-40 feet of the climb.
By drewford
From: Wasatch Back, UT
Sep 29, 2014

Second and third pitches go at 10- and can be linked together. Adds to the fun.
By Bill Franklin
From: Boise, ID
Sep 30, 2014
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Love this route. I placed a finger sized cam with a long runner between bolts 3 and 4 but it wasn't really necessary.