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Routes in Aguaworld

Aqua Velvet S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Burn Tough S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Crash Test Dummies S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
February Summer S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Four Twenty T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Mashed Potatoes S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Pile of BS (Bat Shit) T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Pipe Dreams T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Retro'd Hardman S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Scavenger T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Smoke ‘'Em if You Got '‘Em T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Snatch, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
T.H.C S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Type: Trad, 80 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Steve Habovstak and Randy Kieliszewski, 1996
Page Views: 830 total · 6/month
Shared By: Ryan Brough on Feb 12, 2007
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Scavenger is the second and more worthwhile pitch of the Snatch (5.7). Carefully avoid the guano on your way to the bombproof rest just below the crux bulge. Pull over the bulge to another good rest in a corner. Continue up the corner, but be cautious as the rock quality here is not as good. A huge bird's nest is visible from here, but seemed to be vacant when we passed by. Enter a chimney that is steeper than it first appears and enjoy the exposure near the top. A traverse out of the chimney and onto the arete adds to the climb. Enjoy the great views from the top of Aguaworld!


On the west end of Aguaworld, climb the unmistakable corner, then change direction and climb past a large bird's nest and into a bombay chimney. Walk off or make a two-rope rappel from a sling.


Standard rack. No fixed gear. Good cam belay at the large block atop the Snatch (5.7) and another cam and nut belay at the top of the wall. About 20 feet above, there is a gray sling with a quicklink that provides a two-rope rappel (really cool because of the big roofs) instead of a walk off.



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