Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Mike Artz, Eddie Begoon 1996
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Shared By: Jeremy Steck on Sep 20, 2009
Admins: Pnelson, Ladd Raine, Shawn Heath, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones

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Access Issue: PARKING ALONG HIGHWAY 19 Details
Access Issue: Writing in chalk Details


This route is classic! It's worth coming to this crag for this route alone! Start by climbing up a blocky section of rock to reach the first bolt. From here, climb straight up making some tricky moves to reach the obvious hueco at the 4th bolt. Next, make a traverse right for about 6 feet to reach a vertical seam and eventually a really good stance. Continue up and then make a long easy traverse back left to clip the 5th bolt. It looks a bit run out, but it's a clean fall and the hardest moves are still fairly close to the 4th bolt. From the 5th bolt climb up and a bit right heading for the final overhang. Pull the overhang and hang in there for the redpoint crux at the last bolt.


This route is directly in front of you as you reach the cliff on the approach trail. It's just to the right of Lambda.


10 bolts, shuts


Just a heads up, if you don't know the area, it is really easy to climb straight up push and get into boomerang, 13 something. After the 4th bolt you need to traverse left to stay on push and avoid the ridiculousness. The bail biner is pretty solid evidence that we weren't the first people to make that mistake. Dec 9, 2015
Sam Sweigart
Philadelphia, PA
Sam Sweigart   Philadelphia, PA
We got on this "Push" this past weekend. To our surprise there weren't any shuts at the top just bolt anchors. Be sure to take enough draws up with you. Nov 29, 2017
Hanover, NH
ChrisHau   Hanover, NH
That shouldn't be a surprise. The route doesn't have fixed gear, and the vast majority of NRG routes don't have drop-in shuts or lowering biners, just bolts and rings. Nov 29, 2017
Joe Whittlesey
Durham, NC
Joe Whittlesey   Durham, NC
fun route! bring grunts, you will need them at the top. Aug 28, 2018