Black Mamba
5.12a YDS 7a+ French 25 Ewbanks VIII+ UIAA 25 ZA E5 6a British PG13
Avg: 4 from 2 votes
Routes in South Peak West Face (Main Area)
A Better Way T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c | |
Agony T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b | |
Agony Til Dawn T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b | |
Arrested Mental Development 'AMD' T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 | |
Back to the Front T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a | |
Banana T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b | |
Banana Peels T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b R | |
Before the Fall T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R | |
Bite, The T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c | |
Black Mamba T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13 | |
Blackbird T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b | |
Breakneck T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b | |
Breakneck Direct T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b | |
Bring on the Nubiles T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 | |
Burning Tendons T,S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a | |
By Pass T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b | |
Cast of Thousands T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a | |
Casual In The Mind's Eye T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a | |
Caught My Eye T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c | |
Clarke's Climb T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a | |
Cockfight T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 | |
Cockscomb Overhang Direct T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a | |
Cockscomb Pine Tree T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c | |
Cockscomb Pine Tree - Variation: Cockscomb Overhang T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c | |
Conn's West T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c | |
Conn's West Corner Start T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b | |
Conn's West Direct T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a | |
Cottonmouth - Venom T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b | |
Crispy Critter T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b | |
Critter Crack T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b | |
Crusher Critter T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c | |
Debbie T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b | |
Easy Over T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 | |
Front C T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b | |
Gendarme Direct T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c | |
Gendarme South Face, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a | |
Gendarme, The T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c | |
Green Wall T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b | |
Gunsight to South Peak T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c | |
Gunsight to South Peak Direct T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c | |
Heartburn T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b | |
Hit the Silk T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R | |
Humphrey's Head T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c | |
Inner Planet S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c | |
Jankowitz-Kamm T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a | |
Kosher Critter T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b | |
Le Gourmet T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c | |
Le Gourmet - Variation: Easy Over T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a | |
Le Gourmet Direct T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b | |
Lox T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R | |
Manual Dexterity T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 | |
Marshall's Madness T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a | |
Marshall's Madness - Crack of Dawn T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a | |
Mongoose T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b | |
Monkey See Monkey Do T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a | |
Neck Press T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b | |
NOVA T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c | |
Old Ladies Route T 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c | |
Old Man's Route T 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c | |
Past & Pleasant S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b | |
Pedro's Problem T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b | |
Pleasant Exposure T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c | |
Pleasant Overhangs T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b | |
Pleasant Overhangs - Variation: Direct Finish T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A3 PG13 | |
Pleasant Overhangs - Variation: Direct Start T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a | |
Pleasant Overhangs - Variation: Nowhere to Run T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 | |
Pleasant Surprise S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a | |
Prune T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b | |
Right to the Left (A Thought Forgotten ) T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b | |
Scrambled Leggs T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c | |
Seneca Daze S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 | |
Sidewinder T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c | |
So What T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R | |
Sorcerer, The T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c PG13 | |
Thais T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b | |
Thais - Variation Thais Escape T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a | |
Thais Direct T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b | |
Tomato T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c | |
Traffic Jam T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b | |
Triple S T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c | |
Triple S - Variation: Direct Finish T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c | |
Viper, The T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13 | |
West Pole T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b | |
West Pole Direct Finish T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c |
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Type: | Trad, 220 ft (67 m), 2 pitches |
FA: | Eddie Begoon 1992 |
Page Views: | 4,715 total · 24/month |
Shared By: | Josh Janes on Jan 19, 2007 · Updates |
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This thin, desperate variation to the upper half of Sidewinder is quite a ride. Even with the bolts, there is the potential for long falls from the cruxes.
P1: Climb the first pitch of Sidewinder to the belay ledge/bolts.
P2: Head up the second pitch of Sidewinder but step right after the first easy roof and clip a bolt on the face. Continue up thin climbing and make an extremely difficult traverse right after clipping the second bolt. Follow shallow corners/seams up past a third bolt to the top. Spectacular and hard!
P1: Climb the first pitch of Sidewinder to the belay ledge/bolts.
P2: Head up the second pitch of Sidewinder but step right after the first easy roof and clip a bolt on the face. Continue up thin climbing and make an extremely difficult traverse right after clipping the second bolt. Follow shallow corners/seams up past a third bolt to the top. Spectacular and hard!
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