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A Drilling Experience S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Barnburner T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Barney Rubble, aka Birch Tree Crack T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Blank Man S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Chinese Freedom S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Cooler Than Ice S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Cooler Than Paradigm S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Do The Right Thing S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Foreign Affairs S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Go Between, The S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Gravity Heroes S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Insectaphobe S 5.14- 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Itch, The S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Jam and Jelly T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Jump Start S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Jump to Something Good S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Kelly's Arete S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Last Dance of a Fat Man S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Light My Fire S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Living All Over Me S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Longing for Miss Adonis S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Meet the Feebles S 5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Mississippi Burning S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
NSP S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
New Kids on the Rock S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Orange Marmalade S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
PTC (Present Time Consciousness) S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Paradigm Shift S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Paul's Boutique S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Preemptive Strike S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Pretty in Pink T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Relentless T,TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Right Touch S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Rock Pigs S 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Skooter Trash S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Soft Touch S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Spy Friction S 5.14- 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Squeeze Play S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Start of Something Good S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Super High Tech Jetfighter S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Toxic Art T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Vias, aka Godzilla S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
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Description

Squeeze Play is a beefed up version of "Start of Something Good" which, due to cool movement on its upper 2/3rds, should perhaps be named "Start of Something Even Better". It combines the difficult initial moves of "Start of Something Good" with, immediately after, a harder crux of its own: a traverse right on small slopers ending in a good mail-slot jug. The heinous moves are well-worth it though, because what follows is arguably the best 5.11 face climbing Red Wing has to offer. Did you like climbing the upper part of "Start of Something Good"? Well, in case you did, this one is more difficult, more sustained, more fun. Never mind the loose rock -- the moves are killer! Go, suffer through the first three bolts if only to experience the joy of climbing up higher. A great alternative on crowded days at Winter Wall: there's hardly anybody ever on this route.

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Bolts. The route shares anchors with "Start of Something Good"

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Brandonbus
  5.12b/c
Brandonbus  
  5.12b/c
This route starts on the raised pedistal using the same holds as "Start of something good" and then traverses right through a hard sloping crux to a brief rest before embarking on sustained 5.11moves over fairly loose rock before meeting back up with "Start of something good" at the anchors. Likely a 5.12b/c. Jun 6, 2010
Kiri Namtvedt
Minneapolis, MN
 
Kiri Namtvedt   Minneapolis, MN
 
I believe this shares anchors with Start of Something Good, and shares the crux start. After the first bolt this route angles to the right, and the crux just continues to the third bolt. Tricky moves to a big jug.
After that it eases up a bit, but the climbing remains great - small pockets, then bigger pockets, some overhanging pockets, and finally it joins with the end of Start of Something Good on sharp but positive holds. Apr 9, 2008