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B Boys, The T,S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Before The Deluge S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Border Crossing T,S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Crackdown T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dutch Treat T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Fine Fir T,S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Just Do It T,S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Showtime T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Smooth Operator T,S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Storm Warning TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Trad, Sport, 200 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Bob D'Antonio and Ron Olsen, 8/10/07
Page Views: 1,289 total, 10/month
Shared By: Orphaned on Sep 20, 2007
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Border Crossing is a variation that combines Showtime with the upper part of The B Boys. It starts up Showtime, then cuts right and climbs the left-facing corner of The B Boys. This corner is just right of the crack system on Dutch Treat.

P1: Start by climbing Fine Fir, Before The Deluge, or Crackdown to their common anchor, on a pedestal about 65' up.

P2: (Border Crossing): Start up the gully right of the anchor, place a green Camalot and move right onto the wall. Climb up to a bulge, clip a bolt, and climb up and right onto an arete. Climb a hand crack to an alcove.

At this point, Showtime works up cracks left of the alcove. Border Crossing climbs up the alcove to a slot. Either climb up the slot, or traverse right below it. Traverse right on a ledge, past the cracks of Dutch Treat, to a left-facing corner that is the top part of The B Boys. Climb the corner and cracks to the top of the pinnacle, and a two-bolt anchor that is shared with The B Boys and Local Hero. 5.8, 135'.

Descent: Rappel 95' down to the anchor on The B Boys, then rappel 100' down to a gully above the start of Local Hero. Do an easy 20' downclimb to the bottom of the gully. Take a path to the left to get back to The Garden.

Location

The Garden area, up a left-facing dihedral in the center of the pillar on the north face.

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Protection

P2: 1 bolt and gear to a #2 Camalot. A runner for the chickenhead on the slab. 2-bolt anchor at the top, shared with The B Boys and Local Hero.

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