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Tall Talking Midget S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Type: Sport, 40 ft
FA: Bob D'Antonio, Vaino Kodas and Moe Hershoff
Page Views: 108 total · 1/month
Shared By: Ron Olsen on Jan 10, 2003
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This is a great little route that packs a lot punch in short distance, hence the name. On the right side of the cliff, just right of a hanging arete is a line of bolts up a very steep wall. Stick-clip the first bolts and make a series of hard finger jams up to a solid handjam. Clip the second bolt and lay-back up a shallow seam, past the 3rd and 4th bolts to a semi-good-rest. Clip the 5th bolt and crank up to the anchor. Excellent and pumpy climbing for such a short route.

Protection

Five bolts lead to a two-bolt anchor.

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Jay Eggleston
Denver
Jay Eggleston   Denver
This looks doable from the bottom, but my partner and I both gave up after several top-rope attempts. May 29, 2014

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