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What's Up Doc? 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b PG13

Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Doc Klein, Ron Dawson, Jeep Barrett
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Submitted By: gneiss pirate on Apr 4, 2008

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For climbers that like technical face, this is one of the best. Fire in a piece of gear before the first bolt. Clip the bolt then fire left and up(crux) to a ledge. Move right to another bolt. Climb left then straight up passing several bolts and a great gear pod to reach a bolted anchor at 95 ft.


Starts just to the right of Slippin into Darkness, beneath a bolt.


4 bolts, tcus to yellow, small tricams, purple camalot.

Photos of What's Up Doc? Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: chalkin up after 1st crux
chalkin up after 1st crux
Rock Climbing Photo: Me at the upper crux
Me at the upper crux
Rock Climbing Photo: Me at one of the easier, but still tough moves on ...
Me at one of the easier, but still tough moves on ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bottom of the Route! What a dooze I say!
Bottom of the Route! What a dooze I say!

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By Mike Holley
From: Boone, NC
Sep 16, 2012

Super Fun route! Balancey and technical but everything is there for sure! Protects very well, bring small stuff for the top, and goes with just a little daring! For anyone who is into small techy climbing this is a must do! Less then vertical so it lets you take your time as well!
By chris mcguigan
From: belmont, nc
Apr 14, 2013
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13

Sustained technical climbing, awesome route. Almost every move is in the 10 grade.
By Rick Carpenter
From: Banner Elk, NC
Jun 5, 2013
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13

Fun for the grade, the crux seemed to be just prior to the first bolt. The rest of the climb was a balance act which seemed like moderate 5.10.

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