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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: Trad, 60 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Jeff Mekolites on Mar 13, 2007
Admins: saxfiend, Brad "Stonyman" Killough

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Follow an obvious corner system, right of Rabies, up through cracks to horns at the top. Also known as..."them holds be as big as pump handles."


South side of the Holiday Block, right side.


Trad rack; bolted anchors. Because there are no rap rings, top out and move to the east end of the block where you'll find a rap station.


Jeff Mekolites
Jeff Mekolites   ATL GA
Has anchors/rap rings currently. Apr 2, 2017
Great trad climb. Nice crack on top with steering-wheel-sized rail above crux. Fun pod for resting in before crux. No repel rings at anchors, must go over two routes on left to repel down. Jun 5, 2012
James White
James White   Alpharetta,GA
I am not understanding why this gets confused? The photo here is not "Pump Handles". Pump Handles is right next to Kennel Club "on the left side". I believe this photo is of Walking the Dog? I've climbed Pump handles many times and it is not close to the end of Holiday Block as in the photo. Jan 11, 2011
Decatur, GA
saxfiend   Decatur, GA  
This is a nice line for trad leaders just breaking into the grade, as it's a pretty soft 5.9 (there are 5.8s at Sand Rock that I think are much harder!). The start was actually the diciest part for me; after that, it's nice cruising on the "pump handle" holds with lots of good pro. Jul 3, 2008