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BLM-1 S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Big Easy, The S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Blackstone 1 S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Blackstone 2 S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Cranium Teaser S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Human Foot S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Stepping Stones S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
blm-2 S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Sport
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Justin Slagle on Jul 29, 2009
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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Description

The route is on the far left side of the crag, starts at the base of the block. First bolt is about 15 feet up and the whole route is a bit awkward. Rap chains at the top.

Protection

Quickdraws, not a bad idea to bring some stoppers if you have them. Between the 3rd and 4th bolt is about 15 feet of runout with a perfect constriction spot for a nut. It's not necessary, the holds are all there, just a confidence booster.

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Jesse Clark
  5.9+ PG13
Jesse Clark  
  5.9+ PG13
I didn't think this one was all that much easier than the 10a next to it. Definitely harder than Human Foot down the way. Jul 17, 2016
I generally can lead mid ten comfortably. This route will make you worry if you are used to gym .8 grades. quite run out between bolts 4 and 5.
Oct 23, 2013
gregman
 
gregman  
 
Definitely run out between the 3 middle bolts, can be intimidating for newer leaders. Feels a lot harder than a 5.8 when the rock is wet; this area spends a lot of time in the shade, so it doesn't dry up quickly. Jul 1, 2013