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Routes in Upper Blacktail Butte

Blitzkrieg S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13
Crackin' the Cherry S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Goldstein S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Graceland S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Muy Macho S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Power Trip S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Red Chili S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Rock Candy Nugget S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Running Down a Dream S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Tec DC-9 S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Wild at Heart S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Winston S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Type: Sport, Alpine, 70 ft
FA: Unknown (I've heard Greg Miles)
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Shared By: Nick Stayner on May 19, 2008
Admins: Mike Snyder

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Description

An often overlooked classic. Climb through a somewhat powerful section past the first 2 bolts, then run it out (groundfall potential from ~30', but easy terrain) to the third 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

7 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