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Block and Tackle
Avg: 3 from 9 votes
|Type:||Trad, 60 ft|
|Page Views:||598 total, 5/month|
|Shared By:||david goldstein on Aug 10, 2007|
|Admins:||Nate Ball, Kate Lynn|
DescriptionUnrelenting for its first 40', this packs quite a pump. Start w/ technical stemming, laybacking and jamming to reach a fixed pin. Move to the right crack and up to a roof/flake, plug a good cam or two (3/4 Camalot) then make a couple of overhanging layback moves to reach the roof where you may be dismayed to find nothing approaching a rest. Clip a pin, maybe plug a green Alien, and summon what ever is left in your arms to move right a move that wouldn't be bad in isolation but seems pretty tough after what preceded it to reach the first foothold since you left the ground. The climbing relents from here but you may be too wasted to notice.
ProtectionYou don't need a lot of pieces but you do need the right ones. I remember red Camalot, small nut, fixed pin, #5 Rock, 3 Camalot, 4 Friend. FP, green Alien and #2 Camalot. to get through the difficulties. I placed a piece or two higher up but don't remember what they were. Use runners judiciously as the climb weaves around roofs.
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