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Two Pump Chump 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 2 pitches, 200'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Kim Carpenter & Dane Bass
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Submitted By: Robert MacKinnon on Jun 5, 2008

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Micaela on Two Pump


Both pitches are 5.11a. Although the first pitch is better, the second one is still worth doing.


Between Onward Through the Fog and Petting Zoo routes.



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By KirkH
From: Austin, TX
Mar 17, 2009

1st pitch is one of the best 11's in the park.
By Sam Brotherton
From: Los Angeles, CA
Feb 15, 2010

two sustained pitches of some of the best 11 climbing in the park
By Dustin Stephens
Jan 14, 2013
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

2nd pitch is worthy, a bit harder, and an interesting linkup with pitch 1.
By Morgan F. Smith
From: Texas
Dec 8, 2014
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

I only climbed the first, but it was phenomenal. Awesome finish to a sick pinch. Great length, pump, and exposure.
By Derek Swart
Mar 3, 2015

Great Climb, just when its getting too thin or there seems to be too much pump it lets off.
By Pink Thunder
From: Aurora
Jan 27, 2016

Both pitches are a ton of fun. First one strong and pumpy, second pitch thin and technical. Perfect combo.
By susan peplow
From: Joshua Tree
Mar 4, 2016

@PINK, I think you've got those reversed.

First pitch technical and second more pump. Both excellent, second year and repeat has me bumping the star value. This route is as good as anything in Potrero.
By Svenja
May 23, 2016

Really fun climb! Personally, I didn't find it terribly pumpy at all, and endurance is definitely not my strong suite. I found several good rests, so don't let the name scare you away. Anyway, great climb and definitely recommended.

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