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Billy Goes to Mexico S,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Sport, TR
FA: D. Ranck 05
Page Views: 1,150 total, 8/month
Shared By: Dean Cool on Sep 26, 2006
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This climb is right up the crack in the middle of the wall. The first bolt is a scramble up a sharp, small boulder. The rest of the way is a large, fun crack that you can wedge you body into. Be careful, the right side of the rock is flaky.

Protection

4 bolts to two ring rap anchors.

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Snow Lily
Golden
 
Snow Lily   Golden
 
Fun, but yuck! So much bat poop. Aug 9, 2014
ssaxe
Golden, CO
  5.8
ssaxe   Golden, CO
  5.8
Despite a couple piles of guano and someone's blood (guessing they took a fall), I loved this climb, probably because it was my first chimney. I'm not sure about that .11 rating for starting the crack on the bottom though, felt more like maybe 10b/c? Pretty bouldery down there and super fun. Could be like a V0+ or V1 problem, but I suck at bouldering, so my ratings are probably not accurate. Jan 8, 2014
Ryan Byrn  
 
To give yourself an extra challenge, start from the bottom instead of scrambling up the base rock to the first bolt. Guide book says 5.11 when starting at the base. May 5, 2011
Ryan Byrn  
 
Billy goes to "Bat Shit" Mexico!!! May 5, 2011