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Gun Rack S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Honkey's Lament T,S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Kissin' Cousins S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Nettlesome S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Perils of Pauline S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Playin' Possum T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Poultry in Motion S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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Type: Sport, 100 ft
FA: Pauline Hsieh, Ron Cotman 2001
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Shared By: ScottH on Feb 3, 2006
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closure: Noontime and Midnight Rock Details


This route is something of a nemesis for me. Perils of Pauline begins just left of Nettlesome, climbing up benign terrain to a stance just beneath a slightly overhanging and mostly blank headwall, where the character of the route changes. Overcoming this short section is the crux of the climb and involves a series of moves to establish your right hand on a powerful and tiny side pull, then delicate and precise footwork to move your left hand up onto positive features. Once you are standing on top of the headwall, the difficulties are over. The crux is well protected, so even those of us with a low probability of success can venture up with little trepidation. This line can also be toproped after leading Nettlesome; both routes share an anchor.


Bolts, chained anchor.


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