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Routes in The Crimpfest Wall

Better Rad than Trad S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Crack of Noon T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Crimpfest S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Crocodile Rock S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Dave's Dilemma T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Deceptive Slab S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Drill Sergeant S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Easy Does It S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Entourage, The S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
File Drawer S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Fuzzy Wuzzy Was Arete S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
InterGalactic Fungus Pull S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Middle Parallel Space S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Planet Gnarler S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Poser Free Zone S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Right Parallel Space S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Season Opener S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Stooner's Highway S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Type: Sport
FA: Tod Anderson
Page Views: 493 total, 3/month
Shared By: richard magill on Dec 17, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Raptor Closures Details

Description

This is the second route from the left edge of the Crimpfest Wall.

However, there is more route potential here and those directions may prove to be incorrect sometime next summer. A better way to identify this is to go to the left edge of the wall and look for a route with an obvious, crocodile-shaped flake just left of the third bolt.

This is a good and fun line. It is ostensibly rated the same as Crimpfest, but people usually agree that it is about a letter grade easier than Crimpfest. You will climb over some hollow sounding flakes and fragile features - rest assured that the bolts are good and this route has seen some traffic - I think the features are permanent.

All the same, don't camp out under the route too much.

Protection

10 bolts.

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The lower jaw of the croc broke off today. Be careful using the delicate feature. Cheers! Sep 25, 2016
slim

  5.12a
slim    
  5.12a
I thought this route was pretty awesome. The climbing is excellent and continuous, basically from the time you leave the ground until the last ramble to the anchors (I used the old ones on the left to get down, worked pretty well). The crocodile feature is really cool, the crux is cryptic and semi-improbable. The upper crux is perfect climbing. The only slight knock against this route would be that several key holds seemed pretty fragile, particularly the pancake flake at the upper crux. Sep 9, 2013