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Brain Damage T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Brainwashed T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Cruisin' in the Nude T,S 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Liar, Liar... S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Naked Truth, The S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Numb T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Unspoken Truth, The S 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
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Type: Sport, 40 ft
FA: Jeff Hollenbaugh 7/4/06
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Shared By: j wharton on Jul 4, 2006
Admins: Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Much better then it looks! With lots of interesting climbing throughout its length. Climb up the engaging corner and make a rising traverse rightward, with a crux near the finish. This route had been left unfinished (2 bolt anchor and 2 bolts on the top of the route) until 7/3/07 when Chris Goplerud and I added the three lower bolts to finish equipping the line. The original equipper of the route's upper portion unnecessarily enhanced a hold near the top of the route--lame. Without using the enhanced grip, the route is perhaps a letter harder. Stays dry in the rain, and is shaded all day.

Location

This is the farthest right sport route on the crag. It tackles an obvious, right-facing corner below a giant roof.

Protection

5 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor.

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Alvaro Arnal
Aspen, CO
  5.12c
Alvaro Arnal   Aspen, CO  
  5.12c
This is a great route! Despite its short length, it's full-on from the first bolt until you grab the jug above the last bolt.

I also feel this route is very hard for 12b. I hesitate to call it 12c, because I don't have a lot of experience at that grade yet, but it certainly feels a lot harder than any of the other Indy Pass 12b's I've done.

Either way - this is an awesome route that's worth the 5 minute walk from Grotto Wall to do! Sep 4, 2012