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Routes in Big Wall

Alpine Line (first pitch) S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Batman S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Broken Bit S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
CT7 S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Flippin Gravity (The Big Dumb Link-up) S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Flippin' the Bird S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Groovin' S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Hinterland (first pitch) S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Hinterland (second anchors) S 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Laid Back and Well Hung S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Opposing Gravity/King Solomon S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Opposing Gravity/the Streak (1st pitch) S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Romania S 5.14 8c+ 34 XI- 34 E9 7b
Space Between, The S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Streak (second anchors), The S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Twisted Sister S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Vulgarian Pterodactyl S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Welcome to the Bird S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Wreaking Ball S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Type: Sport
FA: Jerry Marquardt, 1995
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Shared By: vanishing spy on Mar 20, 2009
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Description

The Streak (whose first pitch is the same as Opposing Gravity's) is an apt description of this butt stain of a route. The holds are large. Follow up the right angling ramp onto the face. Careful for loose rock on the ramp (even still in 2010).

Location

Big Wall, route immediately right of the Hinterland streak. There is a prominent right angling ramp. Don't follow the ramp up Alpine Line.

Protection

4 bolts, anchors just out of sight above large finishing jug, down and right of the visible hanging chains. Bring longer draws or runners to hang over the finish hold.

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gblauer Blauer
Wayne, PA
gblauer Blauer   Wayne, PA
For me, this route has two cruxes; one right at the bottom (2nd bolt) and one near the anchors. It's a burly 10. May 26, 2009