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Routes in Perfect Crimb Area

Advanced Birding S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Crank-n-Go-Go S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Demystification S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Don't Mean Nothin' T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Fallout, aka Perfect Sex S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Gear Fear T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Hateful Pleasures T,S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Lacuna S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
One Hand Jam S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Perfect Crimb, The S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Pulldown Menu S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Technical Difficulties S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Vice Squad S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Jeff Engel
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Shared By: Ian Harmon on May 22, 2006
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This route follows a basically strait path up the line of bolts.
  • RCM&W #90, p.134.


The furthest set of bolts to the right, starts a top a small pile of dirt.


6 bolts, to a 2 bolt anchor. Please use your own gear for top roping.


I don't think there's a name for the crack right of crank n go go but it's a fun one. My brother led the 10.d and it was a little over my head so I cheated up the crack. I agree with the guy above; 5.9+ or 5.10 (leaning towards the 5.10 I think). Maybe we should name it? Cheat n go go/ crack n go go/ crank n no go? Pretty sure I wasn't the first ascent since I climbed it last week but it should get a name. It's pretty fun (minus one of the flakes that's as sharp as a box cutter :) Oct 28, 2012
Eric Swanson
Eric Swanson   Plymouth

I am wondering the same thing. I just climbed the crack to the right today. Not a bad crack, but a loose block made it interesting. once i reached the dirt at the top, I traversed left to the anchors, as there are none on the crack. I would say it is maybe a 9+/10-.

Does anyone know the name? Has anyone else climbed it? Oct 17, 2010
Jeff Kolehmainen
Eagan, MN
Jeff Kolehmainen   Eagan, MN
Anyone know anything about the crack to the right of this climb. May 21, 2008
A fantastic route that should be climbed more than it is. I've seen people enjoy onsighting this, other enjoy giving it a few goes, and I climb it every time I'm in the area. Good eye and good bolting, Jeff.
And thanks to the people who put the new bolts in. In the later days of the older bolts it was a bit of a sweat-and-shake horrorfest. Oct 25, 2007
Ian Harmon
Minneapolis, MN
Ian Harmon   Minneapolis, MN
Fully re-equiped 10/10/05 with glue-in bolts. May 26, 2006