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Crack A No Go T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Curvy Crack T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Easy Street S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13
Escargot T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Herring Breath T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Hit and Run S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Itchy and Scratchy S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Penguin Lust S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Spaceman Spiff S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Totem Pole S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Transmogrifier S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Type: Trad, Sport, 60 ft
FA: Paul Scanell
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Shared By: Brian Quiter on Jun 29, 2002
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

The furthest left climb on the road cut, Escargot climbs up a pocketed face facing north, then after reaching a ledge, you climb up an east facing face with fewer features.

Protection

6 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor, use a sling on the 3rd bolt to reduce rope drag. Carville's book doesn't mention the first 3 bolts, but they're there.You could probably use cam placements in the numerous pockets to protect yourself as well.

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Crimper E6
cheltenham, UK, SW is the BEST
 
Crimper E6   cheltenham, UK, SW is the BEST
 
mostly death bolts and ++ dodgy anchor, would be suicide to TR Nov 13, 2015
Euan Cameron
Mammoth Lakes
  5.11a
Euan Cameron   Mammoth Lakes  
  5.11a
Funky pocket climbing on granite. Pity about the ledge at the midway point. Aug 22, 2008
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Kind of a rules problem according to Paul (RIP, bro). Stay on the arete and out of the left crack at top for the full value... Mar 6, 2007