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Before Limitations S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Big Pow Wow, The S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Black Feather S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Calf Rustler T,S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Crooked Sky S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Crossed Up S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Dry County S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Duh Bulge S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Eating Crow direct S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Fear of Intimacy S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Four Crows S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Hole Shot S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Home on the Range T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
If We Bolt It They Won't Come T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Jug Hunter S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Kaboom T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Lost Feather S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Medicine Bag S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
No Excuses S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
One S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
One Green Spot S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Oregon Trail S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Parallel Ventures T,S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Primal Sledge S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Quick One, The T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Relic, The T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Techno Savage S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Too Far Gone S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
White Eyes Arrive, The S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
You Call It S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Trad, Sport, 80 ft
FA: Brian Benedon, 1998
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Shared By: Forest Hill on Jan 3, 2009
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Description

Fun climbing. There are a couple of sections of rock that look loose or crumbly from the ground, but either the FA or subsequent climbers have done a good job of cleaning the vast majority of it off.

The bolting (and lack thereof where appropriate) on this route is superb.

The climbing is surprisingly good, especially given the appearance of the darker sections of rock from the ground. The texture of the lighter rock in particular is great and provides just enough holds to make for a great route, while the trad parts take solid gear. There's even a bomber handjam down low.

Location

This route is right of the chimney with the thorn bush in it where Four Crows starts. Another route branches off to the left at the 4th bolt,but this one continues straight up.

Protection

5 Bolts, Gear to 1", Chains.

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The left Var is called the Cowboy's from hell var. It may be slightly harder and takes a piece of gear at the crux if I remember right. Mar 12, 2015