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300 S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Direct Route, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Gutterball T,S,TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Intro Slab S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Kingpin S,TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
My Generation T C2+
Never Again T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Velvet Jones T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Type: Trad, Sport, TR, 60 ft
FA: Nate Brown, Calder Stratford
Page Views: 505 total · 5/month
Shared By: Nate Brown on Jul 14, 2009
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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good choss


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Route ascends a steep ramp through three bolts creating some fun but awkward moves. It then heads straight up through 3 bolts to a two bolt anchor. A 5.11 R extension is possible by continuing from the anchors through the sandy "gutter" and ending on the chains for kingpin.

If you aren't confident on the intro moves you can easily climb just above the route up and clip the first bolt. I watched someone take fall after slipping on the first move. They were luckily using a spotter which saved them from a nasty trip down the hill. Sep 3, 2009
I think I had that spot........? Apr 26, 2010
Yea it was your spot. Saved their bacon for sure. Apr 27, 2010
the professor
the professor  
The start is harder than it looks and constitutes the crux. The remainder of the route has thought provoking moves. Reasonably good rock and probably the best route at the Bowling Alley. Jul 2, 2013

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