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Book Of Jon S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Cattywampus T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Cling Tut S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Cling to Hope T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Diehedral T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Energized T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Force Feeding S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Guardian's Edge S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
I Want My Mummy S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Neferteenie S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Never Again T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Tomb Raider T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
West Face T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
West Nile T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Jon Ruland, JSt, EFR,'09
Page Views: 546 total, 6/month
Shared By: 1Eric Rhicard on Nov 1, 2009
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Description

Sustained, fun climbing and a variety of moves. Moves left into the corner of DIEHEDRAL 5.9 for a body length or so then underclings a flake back right then up the face.

Location

Obvious dihedral just right of the 5.9 trad corner called DIEHEDRAL.

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Jon Ruland
Tucson, AZ
  5.10
Jon Ruland   Tucson, AZ
  5.10
that don buland guy stole the FA from me by free soloing it while all our backs were turned! Jan 13, 2010
I'm pretty sure the FA of this route was actually by Don Buland. That Jon guy is always trying to take credit for all his hard work cleaning and setting good lines. Jan 13, 2010
Geir
Tucson, AZ
Geir   Tucson, AZ
Got on this route today and I really liked it! Fun climbing, good rock, and interesting cruxes. Make sure to get on this one. Jan 11, 2010
Jon Ruland
Tucson, AZ
  5.10
Jon Ruland   Tucson, AZ
  5.10
so it's clean now. Dec 25, 2009
Hope Jon likes it. Nov 5, 2009
Christian
Casa do Cacete
Christian   Casa do Cacete
LOL :-)That's what it should be called Nov 5, 2009
Did you write High man on the totem pole Christian? Nov 3, 2009
Christian
Casa do Cacete
Christian   Casa do Cacete
Call it "Rip Hy.."..no wait, yeah... "Be Gentle" Nov 3, 2009
Jon Ruland
Tucson, AZ
  5.10
Jon Ruland   Tucson, AZ
  5.10
thanks geir!

this climb is just pure fun. i'm thinking of calling it "Be Gentle" since it requires some delicate footwork, plus it's the climb i lost my virginity on, so to speak. what do you guys think? Nov 3, 2009
Geir
Tucson, AZ
Geir   Tucson, AZ
Nice work Jon! Nov 2, 2009