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Barenjager S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Brushfire Fairytales S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Cordillera Rojo S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Heard It On NPR S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Sierra's Travels T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Spider Crux T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Sticks and Stones T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Tradmill T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Type: Trad, 40 ft
FA: Dave Hoyne, Jared Hancock, Karla Carandang, Rob Copeland, 2004
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Shared By: Adam Leedy on Apr 28, 2009
Admins: saxfiend, Jason Halladay, Shirtless Mike

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Description

The crux is definitely down low pulling the small roof onto the ramp. Once on the ramp it is easy ground for the majority of the route until the short vertical face for two moves to a big ledge.

Location

This is the obvious left leaning ramp which can be seen on washboard wall from the main trail.

Protection

Gear is pretty solid even though it it is a little sandy and green in places. Bring mostly hands to small fist sizes. Maybe a single #4 would be nice. Build a gear anchor on the ledge or traverse left 15 feet to a set of chains.

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Jeff Christbaum
Muskego, WI
  5.7+
Jeff Christbaum   Muskego, WI
  5.7+
Getting over that first ledge onto the wall isn't too bad if you're tall. One short member of our group needed a boost, but from then on it was cake. My brain doesn't care for this kind of climb - crawling up the ramp with a wall on your right trying to push you off. A couple moves higher up keeps it exciting. We used the anchors as well. Still a good climb and easily protected. May 1, 2012