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The Beast Alcove and Refuse Area
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Alcove Cracks T 
AP Treat T 
Beast 666 T 
Browns Fist T 
Cerebrus T 
Lower Refuse T 
Reincarnation (aid), aka 0.6 (free) T 
Welton's Corner (aka: "By The Way") T 
Whack-A-Mole T 
Wild T 
Wildabeast T 
Unsorted Routes:

Whack-A-Mole 

YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c X

   
Type:  Trad, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: gill/callaghan
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Submitted By: john strand on Oct 30, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: Wall left of AP Treat. Does Whack-A-Mole go direc...

Description 

Not a death route but close. You can fall off and live (ask Tom) just not at the end. Good thing that the crux is near the bolt. Still hard climbing after the bolt though is very dangerous. TR after doing AP.


Location 

Left of AP Treat at a small flake the center of 3 one bolt routes.


Protection 

A small rp and a bolt



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By jim.dangle
Jul 17, 2013

Is this the same route listed in Handren's book as Sticks and Stones? That one is similarly 5.11a X and has a similar exciting backstory (Tom Callaghan falling from the top but being kept from a ground fall by Chris Gill). The whole slab left of AP treat is very dirty. Does this start directly up from the flake at the base (see pic)?

Jim

By john strand
From: southern colo
Jul 18, 2013

yes.. i always go by the original name