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Float Like a Butterfly S,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
How Low Can You Go? S,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Immortal Beloved S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Low Blow S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Mini Bender S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Morgantown S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
North Slab Crack T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a R
Rope de Dope Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Shamu S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sleepy Town S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Sting Like a Bee S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Sport, TR
FA: Alan Watts, JoAnn Miller-Watts 1991
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Shared By: SamBP on Jul 24, 2009
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Description

Thin start, lots of classic Smith nubbins. Crux around 3rd bolt, turns very low-angle after 4th bolt.

Please rig a proper TR anchor and only use the rings to rappel.

Location

faces East, around the corner of the block from Rope-de-dope Crack. Also just left of Shamu (5.9)

Protection

5 bolts to 2-bolt anchor w/ rings

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Laralyn Mowers
Astoria, NY
 
Laralyn Mowers   Astoria, NY
 
Another great warm-up route. Jul 12, 2017
As of 10/2/16, the chain links are about as low as they can go before exploding. Those poor things have been top roped through more times than anything I've ever seen. Oct 3, 2016
Jason Weinstein
Beaverton, Oregon
  5.7
Jason Weinstein   Beaverton, Oregon
  5.7
Start was committing then cruiser after bolt #2. Jun 19, 2014
The rings are getting thin, people are likely top roping directly through the rings. While they are still (probably) ok for rappelling they wont be for much longer. Apr 21, 2014
Ebb Ebbing
Vancouver, WA
  5.7
Ebb Ebbing   Vancouver, WA
  5.7
Now rated 5.7 in the 2010 edition of Watts' Smith Rock book. Jun 13, 2010