Type: Trad, 40 ft (12 m)
FA: Bob Scarpelli
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Shared By: JNE on Apr 11, 2006
Admins: Mike Snyder, Taylor Spiegelberg, Jake Dickerson, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Aeon Aki

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This is a sandbag and is a beautiful route. It goes up a thin crack for about twenty feet, traverses right ten feet, then fires out a five foot roof, ending shortly thereafter.

I was once asking Bob for thin crack recommendations, and he told me about this thing. "5.11+ bwa, ha, ha! That's a good, thin crack! Bwa ha, ha! Only me, Suzuki, and Petro have ever done it, bwa, ha, ha! Go do that one, bwa, ha, ha!" Bob only ever sandbags you to get you to go do something, he never really means any harm. He just wants people to be humble and respectful.


Follow the approach for Gorilla Rock, and upon reaching the alcoves, head around to the right to get to the opposite side of Gorilla Rock. It should stand out based on its description. As Goodman said of his ascent "as hard as any of the other hard cracks I've done at Vedauwoo."


Yellow to orange Aliens. Gear anchor, walk off.