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49 S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Afterglow S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Baby Gap S 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Big Calm, The S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Blind In The Water S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Carters S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Children's Place S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Cobble Almighty S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Functional Idiot S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Groundwork S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Guard Boy S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Gymboree S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Hooked on Estrogen S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Hot Topic S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Just Put It In S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Just a Little Something S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Justice S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Lunchables S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Minienticer S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Minimum Effort S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Minister, The S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Put Down, The S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Space Lord S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Wicked Way, The S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Zoaster Toaster S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Dan Snyder
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Shared By: Chris Archer on Aug 14, 2004
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Description

Rated 12d in the guide, this route has cleaned up nicely and has gotten significantly easier. Follow the line of bolts between Just Put It In on the left and Zoaster Toaster on the right. (FI is 4 routes right of Lunchables.) Three difficult sections separated by excellent rests, with the crux at the end. Note that a variation called Hooked on Estrogen (12c/d?)heads up and left after the 4th bolt of Functional Idiot.

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13 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor.

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John Wilder
Las Vegas, NV
  5.12b
John Wilder   Las Vegas, NV
  5.12b
I found this route to be pretty straight foward the entire way up except for the last two bolts before the chains, where a tough to read crux appears (hint- don't go left where you want to). Once you suss it out, though, it's pretty straightforward, and if you can manage the pump, you should be okay.

I'd say very doable for 5.12b, and very approachable too- not to mention an all around great climb. If you fire off 49 and Zoaster, this is a great next route! May 29, 2017
Scott W
Flagstaff, AZ
  5.12a/b
Scott W   Flagstaff, AZ
  5.12a/b
I thought this route was easier than any 12b in the canyon. The Big Calm feels quite a bit harder. No hands rest before crux, no pump to speak of. Jun 22, 2011
Monty
Golden, CO
  5.12b
Monty   Golden, CO  
  5.12b
Really hard to rate this route, the moves maybe grace the 12- range at the very top, but your sooo pumped when you get there, they feel much harder than that. Very sustained climbing with a couple of shakes, to a steep thiner finish. 12b/c when you add the pump factor? Jul 6, 2010
icsteveoh
salt lake city, UT
 
icsteveoh   salt lake city, UT
 
no single move harder than 5.11 just better have eaten your wheeties for breakfast. Definitely rated on endurance more so than hardest move. Jun 1, 2010