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Alcove Crack T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Beginning of All Things, The S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Clip a Dee Doo Dah S 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Cracker Cracks T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
Curl Up and Fly S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Drilling for Dollars S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Easter Squall S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Hammond Organ S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Hypocrisy S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Jimmy Crack Corn T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
Junco S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Lady and the Tramp S 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Lonesome Dove S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Love Nest T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Nuthatch, The S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Piece of Cake S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Pine Tree Crack T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Scare Crow T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
Searchers, The T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a R
Standard Route T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Stool Pigeon T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c R
Teacher’s Pet S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Things As They Are Now S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Things I Never Learned S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Things You Should Have Learned in Kindergarten S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Things as They Are S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
To Love, Honor and Belay S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
When Pigs Fly T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
Type: Sport
FA: Paul Wonsavage, 1996
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Shared By: Patrick Bagley on Oct 25, 2006
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall

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Description

Located on the far left side of Right Jimmy Cliff, Drilling for Dollars is fun in an unnerving way. The crux move, according to a local veteran, "is not hard, it just feels like you're stepping out of a six-story window." To avoid an additional crux below the chains find a hidden hold around the arete on your left.

Location

Drilling for Dollars starts conviently infront of fallen trees that make for a good lazy-belayer bench. Climb the easy slab, follow the line of bolts up blocky pillar, and make a weird move onto the face.

Protection

Standard, safe, Rumney bolting. Two bolt anchor.
Franck Vee
  5.8
Franck Vee  
  5.8
A bit of an ackward climb, somewhat intimidating for the grade? just the way the huge blocks make for strange angles. Then there's the long easy slab to get there with the nearly-useless bolt mid-way.

Fun - if you're there and need a warm-up do it. Apr 23, 2017
Graham O.  
 
This is really really fun! It goes up a beautiful wrinkly face that reminds me of Spraguesaurus at Blackjacks but doesn't use any of the sculpted crimps. I thought it was sick; definitely not four stars but definitely not one either. Aug 5, 2016
M Sprague
New England
M Sprague   New England  
The route is 17 years old, John, with 3/8" Rawls in schist and it gets pounded on by a constant stream of climbers. That is why we switched over to glue-ins at Rumney soon after this route went in May 29, 2013
john strand
southern colo
john strand   southern colo
It's because people don't flatten out the area for the bolt,, it's just in and done BS bolting IMO May 28, 2013
Kevin Heckeler
Upstate New York
  5.8+
Kevin Heckeler   Upstate New York
  5.8+
I agree that this climb's charm is in its awkwardness. I also agree that giving it more than a star is criminal. Mar 20, 2012
Devin Krevetski
Northfield, VT
 
Devin Krevetski   Northfield, VT
 
this is an awesome climb...it just isn't a "there's the holds...pull on them" climb Nov 13, 2011
Adam Conroy
Cambridge, MA
 
Adam Conroy   Cambridge, MA
 
I enjoyed this route only because I like being challenged by awkward body movements that you don't find in traditionally "good" and "fun" routes. I implore people to stick with the direct line and not go left to the lip and traverse over the top. I think it stays more interesting that way.

Still only rating it 1 star because it definitely doesn't have any neat real flow to it, even with how cool the line is from below. People should still get on it to get a feel for some awkward movements though, same as the routes surrounding it. Oct 4, 2010
MFC Boston
Boston, MA
  5.8+
MFC Boston   Boston, MA
  5.8+
As of May 30, 2010, the last bolt (Metolius) before the quick clips was spinning. It is six bolts to the top anchors. Please take notice if you are intending to climb this fun route. Jun 2, 2010
Matt Desenberg
North Berwick, ME
Matt Desenberg   North Berwick, ME
Not one to complain, but this is a pretty bad route imo. Can't believe it gets any stars.... Sep 6, 2009
BTodd
 
BTodd  
 
the crux really is crazy like stated above, yet it looks so easy while belaying... May 26, 2008