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Routes in 45° Boulder

Beastmaster S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Black Tar T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Crimp Chimp S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Dragonslayer S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Honkey Serial Killer S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Little Evil (aka Slope a Dope) S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Miss Jackson S 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Moon Boot Mission S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Muscle Hustle S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Perverse Traverse S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Tendon Bendin' S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Unknown Link-up S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Xena: Warrior Princess S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
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Type: Sport, 40 ft
FA: Scott Beguin
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Shared By: Scott Beguin on Jul 8, 2007
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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This is a continuous line up superb steep rock with a crux at the beginning of the route. Start over the river on some beautiful sloping ledges for the first two bolts and then up to some good hidden pockets and edges up really steep terrain to the Muscle Hustle anchors. The Original anchors were in a bad spot so the location was moved. Stick clipping the second bolt is recommended, although the ground level has dropped since the route was installed. The route was given the false name "Slope a Dope" by someone other than the first ascensionist, but unfortunately is misinformation in all published guidebooks of the area. This could be a three star route, but it is too short.


The obvious chalked-up shorty left of The Muscle Hustle and to the right of Tweak Freak on the 45 degree Boulder.


Four Bolts to a two bolt lowering anchor.


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I'm pretty sure this route was bolted and climbed by Paul May. Jul 24, 2008
Scott Beguin
Santa Fe, NM
Scott Beguin   Santa Fe, NM
Luke, how is the memory holding up? I did bolt this route and climb it. The first bolt was put in with a ladder. Additional cleaning and bolt placement consensus contributions, included Ken Kisiel, James White, and Steve Vrooman. Jul 28, 2008
George Perkins
The Dungeon, NM
George Perkins   The Dungeon, NM
Fun steep bouldery moves. 3rd bolt can be a challenging clip. Don’t botch it or the ground is pretty close, belayers should be especially aware. Some people stick clip it, effectively toproping 60% of the climb, but arguably smart. May 10, 2018

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