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Bird's Nest T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Captain Hooks T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Dacker Cracker T,TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Drop, Fly, or Die T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Esthesia T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Eternity T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Fear and Loathing in Keene Valley T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Grand Hysteria T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
It's Only Entertainment T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Jelly Arms T,TR 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Key, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Lycanthropia T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13
Monkey See, Monkey Do T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Normal Route T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
On The Loose T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Only the Good Die Young T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Peace In Our Climbs T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b R
Pumpernickel T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Romano's Route T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Slim Pickins T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
TR T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Wheelin N' Dealin T 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a R
White Knight T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Wrong again, Chalkbreath T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Yvonne T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Zabba T 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c PG13
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Type: Trad, 90 ft
FA: FA--Henry Barber and Dave Cilley, 4/77
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Shared By: Chris Duca on Aug 2, 2007
Admins: Jim Lawyer

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Description

Slim Pickins follows the major right-facing corner on the left side of the cliff, and tests the climber's stemming skills for nearly the entire route.

Start up the ramp and draw yourself into the corner. Stem your way up until you are right below a broken block and ledge--the routes technical crux. Finesse your way through the thin section, over the bulging block using a long reach to a jug, then rest. Finish up the corner that gobbles up gold Camalots, step left and surmount the ledge to the chain anchors and phenomenal view of the High Peaks.

Location

The major right-facing corner on the left end of the cliff.

Protection

A standard rack with doubles on #2 and #3 Camalots. Chain Anchors at the top.

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rdlennon
New Hampshire
  5.9+
rdlennon   New Hampshire
  5.9+
The crux is best protected with a small rp in a slot. As I recall, there's a good cam about two feet below that, but it might be a good idea to use the nut to keep it PG. May 13, 2010
Chris Duca
Downingtown, PA
 
Chris Duca   Downingtown, PA
 
A black BD stopper fits like a glove right before the crux, as well. Apr 13, 2011
Dom R
Estes Park, CO
 
Dom R   Estes Park, CO
 
Has a little bit of everything, calf pumping stems, a facey crux and a pleasant handcrack finish. A great compliment to frosted mug if you're into 5.9 corners. This one's a little bit more techy. Apr 20, 2015

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