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Routes in Holiday Block

Gravy Train T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Chimney Approach T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Cinco de Mayo T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Cruise This S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Fat Tuesday T,TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a X
Launchitude T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mark's Menace T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
My Dog Has Fleas S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Never Believe S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Oyster S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Pigs in Zen (Tuesday's Gone) S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Plush S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Pump Handles T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Rabies S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Sandrewf T 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13
Tales From the Hard Side S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
That Eight (aka Kennel Club) S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
They Call Me Cruiser T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Unknown T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Walking the Dog T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
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Type: Sport, 75 ft
FA: Johnny Arms - 1998
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Shared By: Jeff Mekolites on Mar 13, 2007
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Description

Sport route in the middle of the south side of the Holiday Block. Thin climbing up high leads to a committing move out a roof. This route has been mislabeled in both editions of the Dixie Craggers Atlas as Oyster.

Location

Located between Walking the Dog and Pump Handles.

Protection

6 bolts, cold shuts

Photos

We were on the climb immediately to the left of Rabies, and another group was on Rabies one day (spring 2015). A bat literally bit someone in that group while on this climb. May 15, 2017
gohard  
great climb...Completed this route in 2014 after a couple good falls...no problems with bolts holding...may have been replaced...get on it Jul 2, 2015
Yes, this route is referred to as "Underdog" in the Dixie Cragger. My perception from speaking to the locals that it should be Rabies. I just did this in April 2011 and can confirm pretty much all the bolts (except the crux) are rusty - to me the route goes 5.9ish until the crux which I think is rated appropriately for the area (and has a new bolt!). Jun 14, 2011
Swamp Cookie
da Bayou
  5.11a
Swamp Cookie   da Bayou
  5.11a
This looks like the description for Underdog in the first Dixie Cragger's Atlas. Can anyone confirm this? Oct 2, 2010
JayDee  
bolts are bad, needs a rebolt, (with stainless bolts) Nov 19, 2009
adam14113
San Francisco, CA
adam14113   San Francisco, CA
Little worthless trivia for ya about this route. This climb was named after getting my finger bitten by a bat while doing one of the FAs. Fortunately the tip of my finger was too calloused for it to penetrate. Nov 4, 2009