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Routes in Shadow Rock

1st Offense T,S,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Battle of the Bulge S,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Desperado S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Diamond S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Eat Mo' Possum T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
Fat Man S,TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Fields of Fire S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
I Love a Mystery TR 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Inner Sanctum T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a X
Lycra S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Middle Man S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Powerplay T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Pressure Drop S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Shadow S,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Shadow Traverse S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Swallow T,S,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
THC S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Thin Man S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Three To Get Ready S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Unknown - Probably Ken Klis
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Shared By: John Knight on Jul 16, 2009
Admins: andy patterson, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Have you climbed everything on Shadow? At least everything but Inner Sanctum? Well, now it's time to do the Shadow Traverse. This unusual, but creative traverse, crosses every line on the lower, right side of Shadow.

Location

Start on the far left side in the gully by Thin Man. Clip bolt 1 of Thin Man, bolt 1 of Inner Sanctum, bolt 2 of Pressure Drop, bolt 5 of Shadow, bolt 3 of Diamond, then land at the Desperado anchors. It's a tiny bit "fuzzy" over by Thin Man & Inner Sanctum, but surprisingly not too bad.

I would say that it's 5.8 PG13 for both the leader and the follower. It's hard for me to rate a traverse. Some might think it's 5.7 and others might think it's 5.9.

Protection

All you need is 5 draws.

Note - please be considerate of other parties that are climbing (or might want to climb) a Shadow line and do this when no one else is around).

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