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Routes in C-Section

Beta Slave S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Black Brow TR 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Entry Level S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
First Dibs S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Heavy Duty Judy S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Korbomite Maneuver S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Patrick Hedgeclipper S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Pebble Beach S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Peckerwood S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Radiation Fear S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Sky is Falling, The T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Wishbone Crack S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Sport
FA: Tom Hanson, 1988
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Shared By: Richard M. Wright on Dec 17, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Korbomite Maneuver is arguably the best line on the wall. Thin opening moves past a seam to very shallow pockets will gain a slipery cobble and the first 5.12 sequence. Paste the feet on a couple of polished, shallow cobbles. This is a really killer sequence here and worth the stars for the bouldery start all by itself. Gain the ledge and a rest below the roof/arete system above via a big move that is a tad run out. In principle, the roof can be done in two ways and both are 5.12: using the arete and a reach around it is a bit easier than staying strictly on the face which has a pair of very thin, sharp edges. Three stars for the combined cruxes, good stone, and rational protection. This is way too cool, just jump on it.

Protection

Half a dozen draws and a rope.

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MAKB
Potrero Chico, MEX
  5.12a
MAKB   Potrero Chico, MEX  
  5.12a
Tough starting and finishing moves. May 18, 2008
Richard M. Wright
Lakewood, CO
 
Richard M. Wright   Lakewood, CO
 
Tom - KM was yours!!! I had Dave credited in my notes, now I'm not sure where that came from. In my mind KM has some of the best movement in CWC. It certainly falls in the top 10 in the canyon overall. Jan 29, 2002

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