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Routes in Killer Cave

Action Candy S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
After the Gold Rush S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Back-up Binkie S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Bagdhad S 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Basra S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Black Dynamite S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Blood Line S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Bloody Endeavor S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Blue Moon S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Brown Trout S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Bush Doctor S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Busload of Faith S 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Cannonball S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Cartoon Graveyard S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Come Home Curly S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Cutthroat S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Deadman's Reach S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Elmo's Fish S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Endeavor to Persevere S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Firecracker Kid S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Full Moon S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Global Warm-Up S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Harvest Moon S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Harvest Rush S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
House of God S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
HyperNova S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Killer S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
King of Hearts S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Kingdom of Jah S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Moonstone S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Mr. Majestyk S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Nirvana S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
One Love S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Organic S 5.14a/b 8c 33 X+ 33 E9 7b
Pitch Black S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Pocket Kalkulator S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Powderfinger S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Ring of Fire S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Sam I Am S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Samsara S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Second Hand Nova S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Sign of the Times (First Pitch) S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Sign of the Times (pitch 2) S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Sister Ray S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Spook Eyes S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Successor, The S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Sun Spot S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Sweet Bro S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Throne, The S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
To the Moon, Alice S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Urchin, The S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Virga S 5.13c/d 8b 31 X 31 E8 7a
Wield The Scepter S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Richard and Katherine Collins
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Shared By: Jesse Ryan on May 25, 2006
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Description

A great opening on Harvest Moon leads to a romp on the face above. The line follows the right leaning layback for a short bit (a newer 5.10 line keeps heading up and right). Clip a bolt up and left on the face and make the transition back left onto the face. The crux comes here and shortly after you'll be singing praise.

Location

On the curtain of closer to vertical wall to the left of the main Killer Cave, which starts near Blue Moon, Harvest Moon sits in its middle. Uphill from Blue Moon about 30 feet. BM is right of Elmo's Fish (10d) - a bulging face, Firecracker Kid (10a) - a bolted flake to crack, and Sunspot (11d) - a thin face.

Protection

6? bolts to anchors.

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M.Ish
Salt Lake City, UT
  5.11a
M.Ish   Salt Lake City, UT
  5.11a
The boulder problem on this one is great fun. If the climbing was more sustained it would get 4 stars for sure! Jun 12, 2017
Simon W
Nowhere Land
Simon W   Nowhere Land
This is a good climb, however, old school or "sporty" come to mind.

If you blow the third clip, you will be extremely lucky if you don't deck. That bolt should really be a couple feet lower because you get to a decent stance well above the crux, and then for me at least, I have to do one more insecure solid 5.10 move to get to a less good stance to clip it. Another short move to a clipping jug, and clip with the bolt at or below the waist and definite ground fall potential.

The climb has 5 bolts. Not sure if 80 feet is an accurate length, but the climb is neither short, nor long, so probably pretty close. Oct 13, 2016
Dan Foster
Hillsboro, OR
  5.11a/b
Dan Foster   Hillsboro, OR
  5.11a/b
Crux was hard! The two finger pocket above the crimp is easy to miss! Didn't send until I found that ninja hold Jun 8, 2012
SJG Jayne
Denver, CO
SJG Jayne   Denver, CO
first couple moves are super fun. Sep 28, 2010