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.44 Caliber Killer S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Boltergeist S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
D.O.A. S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Doom S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Flakenstein S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Forsaken S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Hand Drilling 101 S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Hidden, The S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Jugular S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Knightmare S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Metal S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Shaken But Not Stirred S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Tales from the Gripped S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Darren Knezek
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Shared By: Perin Blanchard on Jul 15, 2005
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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A steep, slightly pumpy jaunt up some solid, textured limestone on solids holds, with one or two difficult moves.

Find the positive holds and start, climbing to a thin ledge (or more accurately: big footholds), then continue up on small holds. Past the third bolt you've got to start moving right, even though it looks like you really would rather not.

Keep trending right to the chains, shared with two other routes.


5 bolts, chain anchors. Anchors are shared with the two routes to the right.


The left-most bolted line on the wall. After the fourth bolt head right, rather than left (going left puts you on Knightmare).


does anyone know if there is a second pitch to this route? and has anyone ever done it? My buddy and I did this route about a year ago and it looked like there was but we didn't have any information on it nor the time and gear to do it at that moment. Thanks! Aug 3, 2005
Bad Sock Puppet
Bad Sock Puppet  
This route is a short and easy one on great rock right next to 44 cal. killer, which makes a great warm up. The start is more like a 5.9, than the climb slowly gets harder up to a 5.10b. The route doesn't look all that appealing when compared with its neighbors, but the top few bolts offer some great moves. Don't forget to move right to 44 cal. killer's chains unless you're doing the other pitches. Aug 30, 2008
A slow pump for such a short route. An Ok warm-up (I thought "Metal" was better). Jan 1, 2009
Canyon Copa  
It started raining on me as soon as I got on the route and it turned into a waterfall which made for some very interesting climbing. Fun route to solve with a lot of not so obvious holds, but check the weather report. May 29, 2012

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