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Routes in The Northeast Point

Blackbeard's Revenge S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Chicken of the Sea S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Devil Wears Flippers, The S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Holy Huecos Bat Wo-Man S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
No Problem Mon S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Porcupine Named Fluffy S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Porpoise Christi S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Renegade S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Shiver Me Timbers S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Spermy the Whale S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Throwin' the Tortuga S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Walkin' The Plank S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
What's The Point? S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Type: Sport
FA: Jeff "Mort" Elison
Page Views: 1,155 total, 11/month
Shared By: Anthony Stout on Jun 13, 2009
Admins: John Byrnes

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Description

A worthy route! Sustained, steep, and technical through its entirety with unique and diverse movement required. You climb through crazy formations and peer into caves on the way up. The top out is exciting!

Location

After passing the first cairn, continue about 75 meters past two more cairns (this is the No Problem, Mon area). Your not there yet, keep going another 125 meters past these cairns to yet another cairn. Toward the edge and slightly to the left you will see a battered bush near the edge. The anchor is a little difficult to see but it is straight out from this large bush on the right side of a triangular block. The anchors are shared with another route, Spine-less.

Protection

TITANIUM bolts, 2 at the lower anchors, 10 on the route, then 2 bolts at the top.

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Anthony Stout
Albuquerque, NM
 
Anthony Stout   Albuquerque, NM  
 
Because this was listed as "possibly the best route on the island" by John Byrnes, I just HAD to try it. Unfortunately, I was forced to top-rope rather than lead this beauty since no other climbers in my party could ascend the grade. When you can't get up something at the point, you don't just go back to the ground. So, top roping it was. Never the less, a worthy route it is!

Also unfortunate with me and this route was that we somehow ended up with the extra short static line from the Bluff View House... Hmmmm, I had to begin the route about 3 bolts above the bottom anchors. So, if you stay at the Bluff view house, beware of the route that looks a little shorter than the rest, it IS! Jun 13, 2009