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Black Slide S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Chinook S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Darys' Crack T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Emerald Epitaph S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
High Flyer TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
No Wimp Situation S,TR 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Playing Hookie S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Problem Child S,TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Professor Plum With The Candlestick In The Conservatory S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Pulling the Flake T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Silmarillion S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Tag aka Push Start S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Trad, TR
FA: Chris Drysdale?, '86?
Page Views: 729 total, 4/month
Shared By: Dan Mottinger on Mar 29, 2002
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Seasonal Raptor Closures Details

Description

This route follows the corner between Emerald Epitaph and Problem Child. One tough move off the deck places you on an easy ramp that brings you to the top out, a hand sized crack that goes over the bulge. This route felt easier than 5.8 to me (5.6 maybe).

Protection

Although you could get by finding small placements, a few medium to large cams will protect the route well. Set up a TR with a few large cams in the crack on the rim.

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