Type: Sport, Alpine, 70 ft
FA: Jim Howe
Page Views: 1,936 total · 15/month
Shared By: Nick Stayner on May 19, 2008 with updates from ダスタン らすんか and 1 other
Admins: Mike Snyder, Jake Dickerson, Taylor Spiegelberg

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Description

An often overlooked classic. Climb through a somewhat powerful section past the first 2 bolts, 3rd bolt added, to the forth through some suspect rock. From here 'til the end, this route stays on you! Use your lightning warfare tactics to stay fresh through a pumpy lieback-esque section on an awesome rail, get to an awesome undercling, and shake out for a second. Figure out some thin moves above (don't use the tree!), clip a bolt, and dash to the anchors past an amazing limestone flake. Worthy of four stars in my book--best sport route of its grade in Jackson Hole.

Location

Next bolted route left of Crackin' the Cherry.

Protection

8 bolts (Gooch's book has this incorrect), 2-bolt anchor with chains.

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telepaulk
  5.11d
telepaulk  
  5.11d
My favorite at BTB. Great movement and cool holds. Unlike anything else at BTB. 3 undercling lockoffs! May 20, 2016
Brian Campbell
  5.11b
Brian Campbell  
  5.11b
The tree is detrimental to the enjoyment of the rock climb. Aside from that this route is as good as it gets for Blacktail. May 2, 2018