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Routes in Arachnophobia, Dark Side, & International Walls

Arachnophobia T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Burning Bridges T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Chockstone Press T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Couch Potato, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Diet Pepsi T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Exit Wound T,S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Flesh and Bone T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Love Boat T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Ophidiphobia T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Razorback Roof T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Right To Bare Arms T,S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
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Type: Trad, 70 ft
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Shared By: Erik Pohlman on Jan 1, 2007
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Description

Climb the handcrack on the left side of the bowl 30 feet to the roof crack. Turn the roof via the crack on the left side. You can belay above, but it's better to place long slings and continue to the top. Continue following the crack system above over a few bulges and to the top of the cliff. Good rock for the first 30 feet, great rock after.

Location

Near the right end of the Dark Side Wall, this is the 8 foot triangular roof about 30 feet off the ground. Start in the crack below it.

Protection

Gear to 3.5". Many slings to help rope drag. Rap off trees or hike over to Diet Pepsi and rap off bolts.
I found that a BD #3 or a BD silver stopper works best to protect the upper crux. My partner and I did not think a #5 up top was necessary or ideal. Great route! Nov 13, 2017
Will Haden
KC, MO
 
Will Haden   KC, MO
 
Take a BD #5 for the top crux. Makes it much less scary. Sep 5, 2017
Creed A
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Creed A   Salt Lake City, UT
 
Great route. If, like me, this route is near your limit, I have a few suggestions: (1) Dont bring just a standard rack. Take lots of 1s, 2s, and 3s. It eats them up. (2) Lots of runners. I botched the rope management on this. (3) Next time I will belay from the top, on the bolted anchor, and then rap off. Jun 7, 2013
Jerry Cagle
Tucson, AZ
Jerry Cagle   Tucson, AZ
FA: 1987 Billy Biswanger. SOB stole my project... Oct 26, 2011
Dennis England
Tulsa, OK
Dennis England   Tulsa, OK
Just did this beautiful climb this weekend. It has what appear to be brand new anchors at the top. Be ready for a 2nd crux right at the top just before the anchors. Aug 1, 2011