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Routes in (2) Silver Bullet Bluff

Bite the Bullet TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Fandango T,TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Glenns Route S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gunsmoke TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Jack of Heart T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Midnight Warriors T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Miss Kity TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Panama Red T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Superman T,TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Type: TR, 50 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Peter Franzen on Jul 21, 2006
Admins: Nate Ball, Micah Klesick

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Does it count as 'chipping' if you're climbing bullet holes? Someone went to town on this face with a rifle or a big handgun, and the chips that were taken out by the bullets comprise all the holds on the face. Still, the sloping dishes make for some fun face climbing even if it isn't at all natural.


Start at the tree that's snugged up to the base of the wall.


TR only-- there are still some 1/4" studs left in the wall but there are no hangers on them. Bolts with chains at the top.


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Bite the Bullet is leadable, unless someone nicked the hangers off this route again. About five years ago I re-equipped this line with hangers (or new studs as needed). The originals were 3/8" FWIW, not 1/4". Things might have changed since then as the fixed hardware at R.B. is constantly 'evolving'.

Chad Sep 11, 2015
I'm pretty sure it was a rifle Peter. The guard for the quarry use to live right below this area until the freeway went in. Oct 12, 2006