Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Bob Archbold 2001
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Shared By: Zac Hester on Jun 22, 2002
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

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Description

Shark Bait is a relatively recent addition (within the last year or two). The route is the bolt line just left of Shark's Breath (both routes share the same last bolt). Climb the fins and jugs on the bottom half to the light-colored headwall. Pull the two crux moves on the smooth face to the top of the arete and the anchors will be on your left.

This is a great climb for sport climbers leading at 5.7 who are ready to take it up a notch. The two crux moves are protected well and a lead fall would be nice and clean.

Protection

If anything, this route is over protected. There are 13 bolts and a set of chain anchors at the top for belaying/rappelling. The bottom half of the climb is simple enough to skip all the bolts until you hit the headwall (which helps with the rope drag towards the top).

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