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Shared By: Steve Marr on Nov 9, 2006
Admins: Drew Nevius

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If you look to your left as you walk down the approach path, you'll see a hand crack that splits the upper wall. This is the top of Atomic Knee Drop. Below the hand crack is a short right-facing dihedral - the route's start. Climb the dihedral (large cams helpful) past a diagonal crack on the right side. The crux (if there is one) is climbing through the upper part of the dihedral to gain the crack above. Finish up the fun hand crack. Great protection from bottom to top. Walk off left to join the approach trail.


Atomic Knee Drop is the first climb you encounter when scrambling down to the base of the wall from the road.


Standard rack with a couple of large cams for the lower dihedral, hand-sized pieces above. Anchor off trees.
Fun lead that takes pro quite well. Free solo can be a be bit scary at the transition from dihedral to the hand crack. Mar 27, 2014
Chris Walden
Soldotna, Alaska
Chris Walden   Soldotna, Alaska
Crux is moving from the dihedral to the slab not bad though. Good warm up route on lead. Apr 8, 2015
Henry Holub
Altus, Ok
Henry Holub   Altus, Ok
I really enjoy this route. Lots of variety in such a short climb. Easy to set up TR on- theres a large boulder at the top of the climb Nov 6, 2015
Great first lead. Eats protection. I would call it a great 5.6. We used to solo it in under 30 seconds. The crack on the upper slab is easy if you know how to do a simple hand jam. Jan 17, 2016
Tristan Bradford
Oklahoma City, OK
Tristan Bradford   Oklahoma City, OK