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Routes in Metropolis

Black Narcissist S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Captain Tombstoner S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Choking Lois S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Fortress of Solitude S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Gettin' Rich S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Jesus Christ Super Jew S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Jesus Christ Super Man S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Luthor S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mining Space Rocks S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Poking Lois S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Selling Air S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Solid Gold Secret Sauce S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Petsfed on Sep 2, 2008
Admins: Mike Snyder

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Description [Suggest Change]

Climb the crack by whatever technique you choose. If you jam, the crux comes just before the top, if you layback, I have no idea when it comes. If you're feeling strong, bring 6 more draws, clip the anchors for pro, and punch it to the second set of anchors for a 5.12 called "Lex Luthor".

Location [Suggest Change]

The distinctive right facing dihedral at Metropolis with a handcrack in it.

Protection [Suggest Change]

9(?) bolts. Or you could protect it with a double set of cams to #3 camalot. Yes its a bolted crack. Yes I'm ok with that.

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Jim Hausmann
Richmond, TX
Jim Hausmann   Richmond, TX
FA was Aaron Huey, about 1999. Jul 28, 2010
Top Rope Hero
Was Estes Park, now homeless
  5.9-
Top Rope Hero   Was Estes Park, now homeless
  5.9-
Bolted cracks are fine on limestone sport meccas. It's all the rage with the kids these days.

Sent this lieback with plenty of face features. Partner put this one up trad style in the OW. We both felt it was a soft 9. Lotta fun either way! Oct 3, 2011
Mike Snyder
Cody, WY
Mike Snyder   Cody, WY  
Actually the extension is called Crux Luthor and the FA does go to AH, circa 1998. Sep 3, 2012

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