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Moderate Mecca
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Abbey Road T 
Ace of Hearts T,TR 
Baby Swiss S 
Bad Soup S 
Boodler T 
Born To Bleed 
Carpetbagger T 
Chicken Gumbo for Your Dumbo T 
Chicken Soup for the Soul TR 
Feelin' Groovy S 
Fleet Street T 
Fly From Soup to Nuts TR 
From Soup to Nuts T,TR 
Goose Poop Roof T 
Haj, The T 
Immoral S 
Is It Soup Yet T,S,TR 
Muckraker T 
Not So Moderate T,TR 
Pending Disaster T 
Penny Lane T 
Route to Mecca, The T 
Save It For A Rainy Day T,TR 
Scalawag T 
Side Effects S 
Singing Love Pen T 
Sir Climbalot T 
Soup Nazi TR 
Soupy Sales T,TR 
Stew on This S 
Treacherous Journey T 
Valentine's Day T,TR 
Vera's Roof 
You Who Jim T 
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Vera's Roof 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a Hueco: V0 Font: 4

Type:  Boulder, 10'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a Hueco: V0 Font: 4 [details]
FA: Vera Shulte-Pelkum
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Submitted By: smassey on Dec 12, 2009

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An Offwidth Roof Problem over in Moderate Mecca


Wide roof low to the ground just after entering the moderate mecca cliffband. Start on crimps in the crack (easier) or a double-fist stack (harder). Kick through to the lip to an easy topout. Somewhat foot-size dependent, since it is about 8-9" most of the way (or just requiring good technique).


Crashpad helpful.

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Pull'n the lip of Vera's roof problem.  <br />Heck I went back four months later and tried to do this line I blew it four times. Funny how there are times you can't send things that ought to be easy for you.
Pull'n the lip of Vera's roof problem. Heck I wen...

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By Matt Kuehl
From: the desert
Mar 23, 2012

Or do the direct... squeeze straight up through the beast and be reborn a much sandier and more bruised person.