Login with Facebook
c. Frog's Head - the Arch
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Arc of a Diver T 
Arch T 
Arch Direct T 
Baby T 
Billy Shears T 
Bloody Bush T 
Bloody Mary T 
City Lights T 
Crusty Waffles T 
Drunkard's Delight T 
Easy Overhang T 
Fetus T 
Frog's Head T 
Jean T 
Kama Sutra T,TR 
Maria T 
Maria Direct T 
Maria Redirect T,TR 
Morning After T 
Night Fall T 
Pas de Deux T 
Patty Duke T 
Precarious Perch T 
Rock and Brew T 
Rusty Trifle T 
Scungilli T 
Sixish T 
Size Matters T 
Son of Easy O T 
Sultana T 
Sundown T 
Trusty Rifle T 
Twisted Sister T 
Uncle Rudy T 
Wrist T 

Twisted Sister 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Ivan Rezucha, Annie O'Neill 1984
Page Views: 898
Submitted By: John Peterson on Aug 8, 2009

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (13)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Twisted Sister (.8)

Seasonal Raptor Closure from Moondance to After the Prick MORE INFO >>>


A nice route that is easy to overlook. Although the pro looks dubious from the ground, it's not bad.

Work up the face between Baby and Easy Overhang. Often used to avoid the wide crack on Baby - it is tempting to move left into the Baby crack after about 40'.

The second pitch isn't memorable (as in, I can't remember anything!) and goes left of Baby. You can also climb P2 of Easy Overhang or even P2 of Son of Easy O.

Rappel from bolts at Easy Overhang, or wander back to the Uberfall Descent.


Immediately right of Baby.


Standard gunks rack - mostly small stuff.

Comments on Twisted Sister Add Comment
Show which comments
By gblauer
From: Wayne, PA
Aug 19, 2011

Maybe it's me, but, I can't find the "G" gear on this climb.
By John Ely
From: DC
Aug 21, 2014

I put a smallish tcu in the slot to protect the crux, but looking at it to scootch it in properly was quite involved. Agree that 'pg' is closer to the truth.
By Mthoresz
Oct 27, 2014

Did the this as an alternative to start of Baby. My first attempt at the grade, and loved it! Cool moves up through the crux.
Beyond the Guidebook:
The Definitive Climbing Resource
Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run
Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps
Backcountry, Sidecountry
and Secret Stashes
Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!