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Routes in The Risk Area

Al & Mike's Frosty Little Adventure T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Baby Beeper S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Chillin' and Drillin' S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Chimney Route T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Chubsy T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Daddy Dwarf S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Delegate, The S,TR 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Doctor Not Recommended TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
GrĂ¼ T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Handcrack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Jim's Myrtle Spurge TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Little Green Apples S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mama Midget S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Mark Hamill's Face aka Jack Palance's Push-ups S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mettle Detector T,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
My Big Red Catcher's Mitt S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Not S,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Perfect 10, The S,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Purposefully Put In T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Risk of Injection S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
Rope Trick S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Scraping The Barrel T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Serendipity T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Sinister Minister TR 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Stupid Human Trick T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Table Trash T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
This Bolt's For You S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
This Bone's For You S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Tim's Stupid Hat TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Uncle Shorty T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Unknown T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Unknown F T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Type: Sport
FA: Guy Lords
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Shared By: Alan Nelson on Dec 31, 2000
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

The first bolt is set high and protects a burly crux boulder problem. After somebody removed the hanger from it in the early 90s, the route didn't get climbed much. The hanger was replaced by Alan Nelson in 2001. The climb is ridiculously short, but packs a wallop. It merits an "S" protection rating, because the first bolt is the only thing between you and the ground, while the second bolt is difficult to clip. Without a cool head and an alert belayer, there is potential for a slab-slapping spit off the bulge. I recommend stick-clipping or aiding to get the rope into both bolts before pink-pointing from the ground, although it has seen an onsight redpoint flash ascent.

Protection

2 bolts, 2 bolts with chains anchor.

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Jason Haas
  5.11c
Jason Haas  
  5.11c
No "R" rating. The first clip is easily reached by clipping low from a huge, flat, two-handed jug. The second bolt is easy to clip from a left handed sloper jug and huge feet. The bolts/anchor could stand to be updated as well. I will try to do that soon. Mar 25, 2008