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Routes in Big Horn Wall

Broken Arrows S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Counting Coup S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Custer's Last Stand S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Ghost Dancers S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Ghost Dancers Extension S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
It is not Necessary for Eagles to be Crows S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Kootenai Cruiser S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
On the Prowl S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Smoke Signals S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Tribal War S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Chris Grijavla
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Shared By: LeeAB Brinckerhoff on Sep 8, 2006
Admins: Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description

This is the second route from the right and starts off the high point of the slab at the base of the wall and heads up and left, Custer's Last Stand heads up and right.

Make long moves right from the start on holds that are somehow not as good as on the other routes. An awkward sequence leads up into the bulge and a kneebar to get over to a good pocket. Take a deep breath and move up on some smaller holds, the left of which will eat your finger tips for lunch. A big move to a small but positive hold, choose which terrible hold you want to use as an intermediate and jump for all your worth for the positive holds above. 5.12 climbing on lower quality stone leads to the anchor.

You could call the whole thing from the start to the dyno the crux, there is no rest and it just seems to get harder as you go.

Protection

Bolts to a glue in anchor that needs to be threaded.
mario stanley
Dallas, Texas
mario stanley   Dallas, Texas
Thanks for that, heading down in Oct and Nov. Sep 28, 2016
Owen Summerscales
Los Alamos, NM
Owen Summerscales   Los Alamos, NM
Ed found that the penultimate hold on Kootenai Cruiser now contains an active beehive, see photo. He found that he could finish the route on the project anchor without getting too close to the bees. Heads up!

Sep 26, 2016