Type: Trad, 80 ft (24 m)
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Jesse Ryan on Apr 20, 2003
Admins: slim, Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D C

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A worthwhile route on the far far right side of Pistol Whipped. Located just to the left, around the corner from Sig Sauer. Climbs the left facing handcrack up the initial pillar to its top. The crack then heads directly onto the face, staying hands and fists to start, with a crux OW finish. When I did this a few years ago it was quite sandy, but still fun to do despite the added difficulty. In fact many of the routes at Pistol Whipped and the Creek in general seem to get pretty sandy after the monsoon runoffs. The rating reported is my opinion - not consensus, as it isn't graded in any guide I've seen. Might feel like 11- if particularly dirty, but probably just 10+, possibly less? You tell me. Anchor bolts are at a pod after the OW section, but before the crack kicks past vertical,less than 100' up, but may be more than 80'.

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Gear from approximately 1.5 to 4 inches. At least doubles from 2.5 to 4 inches, possibly more, particularly at hand to fist sizes.


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