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Routes in (07) Randy's Wall

Behind the Scenes S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Cruiser S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Fat Lips, Thin Smile S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Floating on Moonbeams S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
In The Limelight S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Kyle's Crack T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Makeover S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Monkey Do S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Motion Activated S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Pretzel Logic S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Stemulation S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Walking on Sunshine S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Type: Trad, TR, 40 ft
FA: Kyle?
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Shared By: Chris Wenker on Nov 3, 2008
Admins: Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description

This short, fun crack ascends through a beautifully colored, patinated face. Kind of a bouldery start. Includes a variety of movement, from tips liebacking to straight-in jamming, but nothing lasts for very long; did I mention the route was pretty short?

Previously described by Moret (2003) in the online guide, and by Jackson (2006:279).

Location

Near the far-leftmost side of Randy's Wall. Pretty easy to navigate to, using the other bolted lines as landmarks; look for the patinated face through which the crack ascends.

Protection

Protects decently well with a standard rack of singles up to a #3 BD cam. The guide books say to bring big cams, but finger-sized are equally useful. Small nuts are useful for the seam at the start until you can get in a cam for a multidirectional placement.
Two bolts with rings at the top anchor.

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Nick Manke
Edgewood, NM
 
Nick Manke   Edgewood, NM
 
Fun climb! This is a confidence builder for the beginning trad leader. Placements are solid throughout and easy to find. If I remember correctly, I only used up to a #2 C4 camalot, but a #3 could be easily used towards the top. Nov 10, 2008

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