Type: Trad, 80 ft (24 m)
FA: Hank Caylor
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Shared By: Josh Janes on Apr 14, 2008
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

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Access Issue: Rim Rock Trail Closure Details

Description

This was named after the album by the amazing and legendary Tom Waits....

The leftmost of the three main lines, Frank's Wild Years climbs a crack just left of the prow to a pumpy rising hand traverse. This leads to a cramped rest in the corner, and then the crux -- a few campus moves on jugs. There is an unclippable fixed wire here that is designed to keep the rope out of the crack -- please do not remove it. Above this a no hands rest preceeds a final awkward lieback up slightly lower quality rock to a bolted anchor.

Protection

Double set of cams, wires, and a very small cam (blue Alien was almost too big) protects the crux well.

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