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Argonaut , The TR 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Awakening Spirits T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
Bat Attack T,S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Boogie Till ya Puke T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
ByPass T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
Death Wish T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Enduro Man Rides Again T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Filet-O-Fish T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Indecent Exposure T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13
Indian Head Direct T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Joy Loader T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Juggerhead T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Juggernaut T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Lark's Tongue T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Middle Road S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Mighty Mouse T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Nevermore T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Nevermore (The other one) T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
Nicotine T,S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Nutsweat T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Rastafari T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Reckless Abandon T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Reckless Abandon Direct T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R
Recommendation, The S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Shadowdance T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R
Shamans T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
Spice T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
Superman's Dead T 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b R
Survival Of The Fittest T 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a PG13
Unknown T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Vascular Disaster T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
Visual Splendor T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
War Games T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Windigo T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
X-Games T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c X
indian toe T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: Tim Fisher, Doug Reed, Jim Williamson (1986)
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Shared By: ChanVan Schaack on Jan 24, 2009
Admins: Ryan Williams, Aaron Parlier, Steve Lineberry

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Description

Enduro Man is another good North End route that doesn't see a lot of traffic. While maybe not as aesthetic as some of it's neighbors, it has great rock, interesting moves with a well-defined crux, and tricky but good gear. Oh yeah, and it's steep too.

Location

Between the Recommendation and Filet. Look for a shallow, overhanging dihedral/crack system with melons about ten feet left of Filet. While you can do the same start as for Filet, it is also possible to do an unprotected 5.9ish start to the left that makes it an independent line- recommended.

Protection

All gear. A set of nuts (with micros), small to medium cams, and Tri-cams (read: necessary) will suffice. The gear is all good, but kind of tricky in spots and therefore very pumpy to place.

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Neil Rankin
Winston-Salem, NC
  5.11d
Neil Rankin   Winston-Salem, NC
  5.11d
Enduro is all about hanging in there to get the pro. It's safe, but if you bypass protection or settle for questionable gear, you can get in trouble. May 12, 2014
Austin Goff
Winston-Salem, NC
 
Austin Goff   Winston-Salem, NC
 
Definitely another north end classic. Certainly under appreciated. While not as sustained as filet it does contain a more defined and perhaps more difficult crux and the same great gear trickery. Apr 28, 2014
sean barb
winston salem, north carolina,
 
sean barb   winston salem, north carolina,
 
a good one for training your sloper form; doesn't get the traffic worthy of its quality. Apr 30, 2009