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Cryptogram S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Perplexus S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Piece of the Puzzle S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Rubik's Cube S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Thing-a-ma-bob S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Thing-a-ma-jig T,S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Sport, 100 ft
FA: Ron Cotman 2003
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Shared By: ScottH on May 8, 2006
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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

Description

The best route on the wall, Perplexus tackles a steep line 10-15 feet right of Cryptogram. A bouldery and somewhat sequential start lead to a decent stance. From there, the angle and difficulty of the climb ease slightly, but eighty feet of highly consistent, solid 5.10 climbing remain. A great route on awesome stone.

Location

Right of Cryptogram. A 60M line is required.

Protection

Bolts. A long draw on the fourth or fith bolt (obviously right of the others) eases drag considerably.

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Jason Albino
San Francisco, CA
 
Jason Albino   San Francisco, CA
 
Definitely the best route on the wall. Consistently steep, great bolt placement, good holds, and lots of flags and crosses make it flow as smoothly as a gym route. Highly recommended (though if you made the effort to hike up to this crag, you might as well do the other routes to the left as well) Apr 20, 2013

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