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Routes in Pot Holes Area

Digitalis T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Genetic Conntrol T,TR 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Little Sizzler T,TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Lunge or Plunge T,TR 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a V4 6B
Poosker's Smooch TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Random Cracks Left VB V0- 4-
Real Thing, The T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Shlocksides T,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Sizzlefoot T,TR 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Slicksides T,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Slicksides Direct T,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c V2 5+ PG13
Wheel, The T,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Type: Trad, TR
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Darin Limvere on Aug 11, 2006
Admins: Kris Gorny, Chris treggE

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Description

Start to the right on good holds and move left into the obvious crack. Great jams and slick feet bring you into the crux up higher. A couple dicey moves up and left bring you to the topout. Many people climb this route as a boulder problem. In that fashion it's a great highball but can easily be TR'd or led on gear. A classic for the whole state. Because of the high crux and a non-movable rock in the middle of the landing (when bouldering) many ankles have met their demise on this route. Vertical crack in the middle of the large pot hole.

Protection

bouldering pads, standard rack for tr.

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Mike Brady
Van Diesel, OR
Mike Brady   Van Diesel, OR
um...ok Jul 7, 2015
I recall having this line so wired (circa 1978-82?) that I downclimbed it ropeless and blindfolded, long before the advent of crashpads. Oct 7, 2011