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Ashes S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Blue Note S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
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Delt Melt S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Dr. Evil S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Fat Bastard S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Glenn's Route S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Goldmember S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Green Monster/George of the Jungle Var. S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Johnny Rotten S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Mini-me S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Not known at this time S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Slappin the Johnson S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Spiderman S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Stepping Into Blue Sky S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Stone Free S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Ten Years After S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Tony's Route AKA Cres-sent S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Two Birds Too Stoned S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Unknown S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: Glenn Todd, Tony Lusk circa 1998
Page Views: 1,650 total · 11/month
Shared By: jbak . on Apr 10, 2006
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Description

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Location

First route encountered on the approach. Follows a flake and crack system for 60 feet.

Protection

Bolts and chains.

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If you have hate in your heart over this route you need to find the love. It's longer than many routes at The Steep, and after the first ten feet it is fun to climb. The Anchors like many at this crag are poorly placed which means the rope runs over the rock more than it needs to. I took a fat rope (11mm) so I wouldn't wreck my skinny rope. Jun 27, 2006
I think that if the rock quality were a little better this would deserve 2 stars Jul 20, 2008
Joe Kreidel
San Antonio, TX
 
Joe Kreidel   San Antonio, TX
 
I think this route is a lot of fun. It has a lot of variety and a lot of climbing. May 6, 2009
jbak .
tucson,az
 
jbak .   tucson,az
 
@Joe... +1

Now that Tony is no longer with us, I can safely say: I lowered the anchors to a much better spot. The climb is improved, and it no longer tries to destroy your rope. Aug 20, 2011
JoeS
 
JoeS  
 
John,
Glen Todd did the FA on this with Tony belaying him. Route is fun after first 2 bolts, each of which should be one foot higher in order to make the route safer and more fun through the crumbly rock section. May 21, 2012

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