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Routes in House of Pain

Angular Momentum S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Bastards in the Brothel S,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Catharsis Roof S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
House of Pain S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
House of Youth S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Irreverent Youth S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Jade S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Lord of the Dance S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Rain Dance S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Spanish Fly S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Stranglehold S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Velcro Rodeo S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Type: Sport, 35 ft
FA: Greg Brooks
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Shared By: LeeAB Brinckerhoff on Dec 2, 2008
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Stick clip the first bolt as some of the hardest moves are before you get to it. A difficult pull off of a slopey pinch to a decent pocket gets you started. The difficulty of the start yields to big pulls on good holds and less steep rock. As the angle kicks back towards the top the jugs are replaced by pockets and eventually slopers near the anchor, the holds get better the higher you go.


Starts off the top of the boulder at the right end of the House of Pain wall.


Bolts and a chain anchor.


manufactured Jul 21, 2011
Felt harder than Rain Dance. Jun 3, 2012
Jesse Bruni
Jesse Bruni   Austin
For sure harder than Rain Dance. Possibly 12c considering how hard the beginning is. Mar 21, 2016
Stout boulder problem below the first bolt for sure merits a 5.12b/c rating Feb 18, 2017

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