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Routes in West Tiers

Blood and Cuts T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Henrietta's Day Spa T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Hot Dog in a Bun T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Lee's Health Studio (aka The Dehab Clinic) T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Prefab Sprout T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Slots A Fun T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Smart Missile T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Who Cut The Cheese? T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Wide Receiver T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: Todd Gordon, Cyndie Bransford, Steve McCallister & Rick Corbin, February 1991
Page Views: 379 total, 2/month
Shared By: Randy on Dec 31, 2001
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

This fun route is located about 125 feet left of Blood And Cuts, and 70 feet right of the descent gully. It climbs an unusual groove/chute which ends just below the top of the lower tier. Lots of stems, chimney, and other moves, that make you feel like, well...a hot dog in a bun. The crux is the transition from the groove to high angle josh friction. 2 of 5 stars. Walk down the gully.

Protection

4 bolts adequately protect this route (a fixed pin is gone, but not really needed). Bring 1.5 to 2 inch cams for belay anchor.

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James Barnett
Bishop Ca.
James Barnett   Bishop Ca.
Did this route around 97/98 and the pin "was" still there. Slipped just before the 2nd bolt, fell and pulled the pin landing on my butt. I got a kick reading Todd's story in the new JT Classic guidebook by Vogel. He talks about this Italian pin that he used on the !st ascent. I have some special plans for that pin..... Feb 13, 2012
Nick Barczak
  5.10d
Nick Barczak  
  5.10d
Funky route. Surprisingly engaging, with pretty clean rock. Falling while moving up to the second bolt is not advisable, as it might lead to hitting the ledge. But those are probably the easiest moves on the route anyway. Once the second bolt is clipped, the route is totally safe the rest of the way. Feb 22, 2011
C Miller
CA
  5.10d
C Miller   CA  
  5.10d
Interesting moves exiting the groove. One maybe two stars out of five. Dec 11, 2003