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All Guns Blazing S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Big Chief Arete S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Bird of Prey S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Blazing Buckets S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Early Bird TR 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Eat the Worm S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Flamethrower S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Force Feed S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Funambulist S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Green Hornet S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Head Rush S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Killer Bee S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Lost Souls S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Mohawk S,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Mud Falcon S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Mud Shark S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Peace Dance S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Peace Pipe S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Pow Wow S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Raindance S,TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Route Stealers From Hell S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Running Bull S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
Scalper S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Toilet Earth S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Too Light to Wait S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Totally Chawsome S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Trail of Tears S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Travail Buttress S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Wampum S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
War Paint S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
War Path S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Wicked Quickie S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Witch Doctor S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Dave and Mike Hatchett, July 1990
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Shared By: Tony B on Sep 26, 2003
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

To find this route, head left (climbers right) after passing through the summit notch of the Certer wall and go perhaps 150 meters past a few large trees to an area where the wall is pretty vertical and the trail is broad and flat. 2 just-less-thatn-vertical 5.9's are there with anchors high up on the wall. These are War Path (left) and War Paint (right).War Path is the longer of the two routes and is primarily easier climbing with two short cruxes on solid holds (if you have the reach) or reasonable holds (if you are short) either way, the climb is a little easy for 5.9.It's a good route, one of the better ones at the wall.

Protection

10(?) draws to a set of bolt anchors.There is a 'runout' of perhaps 20' between a few of the bolts up high, but the climbing though this section is relatively easy and obvious, 5.5?

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DubDub
Sacramento, CA
 
DubDub   Sacramento, CA
 
Nice big 'ole anchor chains with Mussey hooks - Yay! The top links attached to the bolt hangers are showing some groovy grinding wear - Oh! Looks fine for now, but I'd chip in for some new top links since this is such a popular route. I don't recall them being quick links. Aug 22, 2016
Not quite a classic, but great climb. Crowded. Hot in exposed afternoon sun. Mostly 5.8ish with a few 5.9 moves mostly due to potential "pump" from jugging up. Lots of great feet, easier with good technique. 1st bolt relatively high, but the climbing is good. Well bolted, protecting the toughest moves, makes for a great start in leading. Aug 26, 2015
LifeIsGood
Reno, NV
 
LifeIsGood   Reno, NV
 
This was my very first outdoor sport lead (6+ yrs ago). Big solid holds, tons of feet and even more fun. I'm not really tall but I've never had any problems with this climb, having done it repeatedly over the years.

Great place to bring friends that want to 'try' climbing. Have someone who can lead (and someone who can belay of course) and let everyone do laps.

A very popular route, along with War Paint. This area gets very crowded. Arrive early and beat not only the crowds but the heat. The sun will rise over the ridge by noon and you'll bake in the summer. May 15, 2010