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Back to Nature S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Barracuda S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Blow S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Blow Me S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Climb It Change S 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Crocodile Tears S 5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Deferred Prosecution S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Derelicte S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Derelicte My Bolts S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Desparete Dancing S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Egypt Air S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Emotional Rescue S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a V9+ 7C
Exfoliation S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Flying Flesh S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Free Radical S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Global Shmarming S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Hillbilly Elegy S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Immodest Monkey S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Little League Drop-Out S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a V4- 6B
Modest Mouse S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Nature Boy Rick Flare T,S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Old Man Lightning S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Original Route, The S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Pharcide S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Radical by Nature S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Raven's Perch T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Snake Run T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
Throwable Pipe Memorial S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Twist Off S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
White Powdery Substance S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: ccox
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Shared By: Colin Cox on Jun 2, 2008
Admins: Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Greg Opland

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Access Issue: Stage II Fire Restrictions and Closures Scheduled for May 23 Details

Description [Edit]

The S shaped crack, and trad test piece of the area. 5.10 to the ledge, then the crux past the flaring slot. Climb up into the slot until it feels impossible to continue, place two bomber blue TCUs in the crack, then surf out left of the slot to a crimp. Slap and sidepull the left side of the slot feature until you find some finishing holds. No second. This route was established before I learned to remove all choss, so beware if you dare.

Location [Edit]

Just left of Croc Tears.

Protection [Edit]

Mostly small to extra small cams. The initial 5.10 crack section has marginal gear(#2 or #3) for the last moves to the ledge. If you lay it back it feels blind and insecure to place. Climbing straight in allows you to see the placement for what it is....flared. The upper crux section offers plenty of shallow gear. I recommend placing two pieces in the thin opening before going for the somewhat runout crux section to the chain anchor.

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JJ Schlick
Flagstaff, AZ
JJ Schlick   Flagstaff, AZ  
Maybe this deserves an R in light of recent events. Jun 20, 2015
Colin Cox  
 
Maybe so. I improved the description to inform the leader of the seriousness of the route, with good gear recommendations and the CHOSS disclaimer. Maybe we should let the owner of the second ascent decide? Jun 20, 2015

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