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Murano S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
27 Years of Climbing S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
A Brief History of Climb S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
All Draws and No Brains S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
All That Glitters T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
All That Quivers T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Blank Canvas S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Bottle Infrontome S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Break the Scene S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Crimpy and the Brain S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Crude Awakening S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
DaVinci's Left Ear S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Dain Bramage S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Darkside of the Flume T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Different Strokes S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Frontal Lobotomy S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Gold Rush S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Guernica S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Guernica (To first anchor) S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Happy Trails S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Johnny B. Good S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
King Lives On, The S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Mosaic S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
No Brain, No Pain S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
NoBody Wins T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Preacher's Daughter, The S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Random Precision S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Short By a Foot S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Starry Night S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Zen and the Art of Masturbation S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Type: Sport, 65 ft
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Great spicy climb for the beginning leader. Huge holds with great movements


Left side of corner


7 bolts and anchors
Franck Vee
Franck Vee  
Well worth the likely wait. You should climb that regardless of grades - it's just a bunch of really fun moves. Oct 16, 2017
I absolutely loved this route! Had to wait a little while, plus my wife and had our two year old out climbing with us too (thanks to whoever built the railings!!), and therefore had to resort to asking a kind young man from Toledo to belay me. It's very simular, yet much easier, than "a brief history of climb" due to the plate feeling juggy holds. All in all a tremendous warm climb for all skill levels! Aug 21, 2017
Made the mistake of climbing this route the day after a very heavy rain. Because it's right next to a drainage spot, most of the holds were still sopping wet and unusable, whereas other routes along the wall were perfectly fine. I would often times find a hold that would seem really good, but then as I stuck my hand in it was slimy and wet and took all the chalk off my hand. This made the route much harder and not enjoyable. May try again when it's not so wet. Jul 10, 2017
Russ Worley
Atlanta, GA
Russ Worley   Atlanta, GA
The Unicorn! I like it, hehe. There is another rare breed 5.8 around the corner in The Shire. The route is "Audie" and is easily tied with this one for Best in Show. Awesome intro to the Kentucky pump. Nov 7, 2016
This is the Unicorn; rarely is there a climb this good, at this grade with bolts. Also you can lead on gear with much runout. Sep 7, 2016
Andy P.
Andy P.   Wisconsin
Outstanding climbing, holds are strong and the route is well gardened with nothing loose. Crux for most of my group was getting above a small bulge right below the chains. This upper crux can be bypassed with some balancy climbing slightly right of the bolt - the "technician's solution." Alternatively, the strong leaders can climb the bulge straight on using a couple of finger pockets for a big move to solution jugs on the slab above - this would be the "burly boulderer's solution." Have fun! Jul 27, 2016
This is a great climb for anyone new to lead climbing. Clipping stance is excellent at almost every bolt, on a full foot ledge with jug holds through the entire route. Crux is possibly reaching the first bolt, or a pillar section with options for a lean-back accent on decent feet, or a compression ladder climb that requires more technique than strength. Clipping chains may be difficult for the shorter folk. Apr 21, 2014
BCA   michigan
so...when i said i thought it was a pretty good climb, i meant i thought it was a pretty good climb. Mar 11, 2013
Akron, Ohio
Zeke6   Akron, Ohio
"Pretty good climb" "can be a little boring"

So critical that you don't realize what an amazing climb this is. Jun 25, 2012
Isaac Levin
Clemson, SC
Isaac Levin   Clemson, SC
Such a relaxing climb. The bottom is pretty straight forward and can be a little boring. But, overall it is a very fun route. Mar 22, 2012
PTZ   Chicago/Colorado
Routes like this keep you coming back. Pure pleasure. Just fun stuff provided by nature and a guy with a hammerdrill. Mar 2, 2011
BCA   michigan
pretty good climb. great stances while clipping. watch out for water seeping out of the rock right at the base of the climb. bring a rope bag or something to flake on. Jun 24, 2010