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Knuckle Nutz T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Type: Trad
FA: Grant Hiskes, Errett Allen, Ken Yager, Marylyn Wisner, 5-1984.
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Shared By: Blitzo on Mar 19, 2007
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Climb the classic, dog leg crack on the left.

Protection

Pro to 2".

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Climbed this today. The climb stayed in the shade the entire time we were at the stumps, although later in the summer season I could see it getting some sun. Rock was cooooold (there were icicles on an adjacent route), and I lost feeling in my hands pretty quick, but the route was still excellent. The first step left into the horizontal part of the crack is a classic move, coming out from the pod and stepping out onto the vertical face with a straight drop below you. Thankfully the pocketed nature of the volcanic tuft provides lots of key footholds and the handjams are perfect (when I could actually feel them!).

One note - A #3 camalot or similar is helpful in a few places on this climb. Also wider gear makes building an anchor at the top much easier, although I was able to get by with a medium/large nut, a #2 camalot, and an alien in a pod. Apr 2, 2012
Josh Cameron
Sacramento, California
  5.9
Josh Cameron   Sacramento, California
  5.9
THE climb to do at The Stumps. Fun, fun, fun. Jun 27, 2011