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Big Men, Small Airplanes T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Buck Nasty T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Excalibur T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Flake Route T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Lucky Strikes T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Men Without Hats T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Pleasing to the Touch T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Sound of One Finger Bleeding, The T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Bob Ordner, Janet Dunn - 1988
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Shared By: saxfiend on Dec 2, 2006
Admins: saxfiend, Brad "Stonyman" Killough

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An excellent route for new trad leaders, or toproping by climbers on the rock for the first time. A nice face with plentiful protection leads to the top.


Starts just left of Men Without Hats, across from Lucky Strikes.


Small to medium gear (cams, tricams, nuts). Gear and/or sling a tree for anchors.


Decatur, GA
saxfiend   Decatur, GA  
This is a worthwhile lead even for climbers who lead at a higher grade. Recommended. Feb 15, 2011
Alan Brock
Cleveland, TN
Alan Brock   Cleveland, TN
Great warm up route and good for the new trad leader (such as myself). The route is a bit dirty, but the pro is pretty good and the holds are fantastic, especially the top half. The view is unbeatable as well! Oct 2, 2012

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