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Freaky Deaky Frog Juice S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
It Ain't the Meat, It's the Motion T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Pin Route T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Tender Tips S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Unnamed 5.9 S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Wisconson Beef S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Dave and Mary Jo Rone
Page Views: 108 total, 1/month
Shared By: Brad Boner on Dec 31, 2001
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

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Description

This is a classic in the Chopping Block area. The second route on the left after passing under the huge chockstone, it climbs great crystals on a gradually steepening face. It reminds me of a shorter version of Baba Cool. One of the best of its grade at Rushmore.

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5 Bolts
Joe M
Beckley, wv
 
Joe M   Beckley, wv
 
Very fun route. Did this one in the dark with a headlamp. Great feet most of the way. Another must do. However, the bolts are old and scary looking. Use the anchors for Another 5.9 route right next to it, brand new bolts. May 17, 2007
Eric Krantz
Black Hills
 
Eric Krantz   Black Hills
 
I took my biggest fall (yet) on the 4th bolt (Jason said "try not to fall on that 4th bolt...it's older") from about waist high at the fifth bolt---Yikes!! But it was clean, and I still can't make that climb w/o hanging- seems harder than others of the same grade-- I think it's all in the feet and you can walk up it like a ladder but I get freaked. Great climb!!! Mar 12, 2004
Dan Dewell
  5.10a
Dan Dewell  
  5.10a
This route is kick-ass! Nov 12, 2003
To begin, I'm pretty much a wuss. Having said that, I took one of the scariest falls of my life on this route...tapped my belayer on the shoulder. I would just like mention that one ought to be cautious when clipping bolt #4 and to do so from an appropriate position. That's all i'll say. Nov 6, 2003