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Kid Fears Direct Start S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Afternoon Delight T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Balance Climb 7 T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Balance Climb 1 T,TR 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Balance Climb 2 T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Balance Climb 3 T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Balance Climb 4 T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Balance Climb 5 T,TR 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Balance Climb 6 T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Balance Climb 8 T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Balance Climb 9 T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Cavemen Eat Quiche T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Dihedral T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Edges to Ledges T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Fat Bitches in the Sky T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
First Overhang T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
First Overhang - Right T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Gather No Moss T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Kid Fears T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
Latest Edition T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Limited Edition T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
New Standards S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Obscured By Clouds S,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Overhang Approach T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Slip and Slide T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Snake Route T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Special Edition T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Stairway to Heaven T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Stannard's Crack T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Three Cam Party T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Two Man Party Blue S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Two Man Party Green S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Two Man Party Orange T,S,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Two Man Party Red T,S,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Two Man Party White S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Two-Man Party Yellow S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
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Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Jody Jacobs - 1992
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Description

A fine steep slab climb that demands good friction footwork.

Move up the steep face with sparse holds past three bolts. The crux is well protected by the first bolt; eases off somewhat between the second and third bolts.

Location

Down the trail right of the Army balance climbs; starts just right of Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds. Rap from the anchors.

Protection

Light rack; a couple of small cams before the first bolt are about all you can get. Bolted anchors shared by Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.

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Harrison Laird
Davis, CA
 
Harrison Laird   Davis, CA
 
Thin gear on the start of this one, you don't want to fall before clipping stance for the first bolt. I did manage to finagle a red tricam into a pocket before clipping the bolt. An excellent slab climb with a really nice crux move. Apr 29, 2017
RadDawg
NE, GA
RadDawg   NE, GA
Just to clarify things, this is the next bolted route to the right of Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds. Its also the right most line featuring two bolts on this section of the wall. Jun 5, 2009
RadDawg
NE, GA
RadDawg   NE, GA
Yep, two bolts on the route, it's never had three. 1st bolt protects the mantle move, 2nd bolt you clip from the stance after doing the mantle. Going up and slightly right to the new anchor that's shared with Limited is indeed recommended unless you're passing that station and heading to the second overhang to do a route up there. Oct 27, 2008
Joey Wolfe
  5.9
Joey Wolfe  
  5.9
I climbed this today and did not see a third bolt. Did not see where one use to be either. Thin gear; the two smallest ball-nuts, 000 c3, and 00 c3 protect the start. A 0 c3 and .4 C4 will protect you to the anchors after passing two bolts.

If you are headed up to the Second Overhang you can do it easily in one pitch with a 60m rope.

Highly enjoyable lead

edit:The guide book also says 'three' bolts, must have been a typo. LSD has three bolts and starts in almost the same spot, maybe this caused a bit of confusion? Sep 13, 2008