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Aerial Act T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R
Big Crack T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Direct T,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a X
Eye Sockets T,TR 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Finger Crack T,TR 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Fortress Arete T,TR 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Fortress Clingon T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Fortress Direct TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Fortress Fingers T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Gumbies Go Home T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Type: Trad, TR, 50 ft
FA: ??
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Shared By: EricD on Feb 1, 2008
Admins: Aaron Parlier, Steve Lineberry

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Starts on some juggy holds, leads to a right-veering crack which leads to some more big holds to the top. Fun route with some moves that require a bit of problem-solving.


This route shares a start with Fortress Fingers, but uses the crack and larger holds rather than the face. Once past the crack at the bottom, it's pretty direct to the top.


Top-rope from anchors. Small and medium gear if leading. Bolts for anchors.
Brandon H - SC
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Brandon H - SC   Jackson SC
fun route but i don't believe its fair to call it 5.8 probably 5.7- ish. I think the NC book gives it 5.6 rating Aug 28, 2012
Bennett Mccoy
Bennett Mccoy  
vary fun route had a good time Jun 27, 2013
Super fun route. This felt more like 5.6-5.7. Definitely not 5.8. Dec 22, 2015

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