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Axis of Evil S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Crystal Therapy S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Dark Night S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Fang Shui S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
H3 S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Holeistic Healing S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Horrorscope S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Letting Go S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Molten Magma S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Palm Reader S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Path to Enlightenment S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Rifle-esque (Chaturanga) S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Subaru Nation S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Tacoma Man S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Mike Freebourne
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Shared By: tim naylor on Aug 23, 2007
Admins: Mike Howard, Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description

Start off a boulder and onto the face. Go right on roof and up into .8 crack (gear), then go up to arete, a hard clip. Mike fell here from broken hold and didn't hit slab, but use caution. We wish it was rifle-esque, name goes with routes to the left. Good moves on roof to a lesser finish.

Location

Taos Rock

Protection

7 bolts? to single bolt anchor

Photos

tim naylor  
 
wow jay! it had been led to flat ledge before. we thought it should go even higher? it was left unfinished and put up on lead, so clipping wasn't the best but not so bad either. I am glad it is finished and am looking forward to climbing it in it's improved state. Feb 1, 2014
Jfoley  
The top half of this route gets a bit dirty & dusty after heavy rain but seems to stay clean if it gets brushed after the rain. It has also been confirmed now at 11+, and is actually one of the better "warm ups" for the cave routes. Dec 23, 2013
Jfoley  
I only helped "Fix" this route. Kevin Ormerod did all the work, and I'd say he did more than "fix" it. As far as i know this route had been listed as unfinished. Kevin led up through the crux (where the route had previously ended) past the last bolt and FINISHED this climb, with a 2 bolt anchor at the obvious ledge above. He also relocated all but one of the original bolts. The finished route is: Chaturanga 5.11+ Oct 20, 2009
tim naylor  
 
has been fixed and is a great route. great stone. Oct 11, 2009
tim naylor  
 
this photo is of rifle-esque. said route has been fixed by jay. thanks Oct 11, 2009