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Routes in Upper Measles Wall

Cabin Fever T,TR 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Cat Scratch Fever S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Chilblain T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
Craterface T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c R
El Muerte Rojo T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Full Moon Fever S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Hydrophobia T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Little Fever T 5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a
Short Person's Disease T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: November 13, 2009
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Shared By: Jay Harrison on Nov 13, 2009
Admins: Jim Lawyer

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El Muerte Rojo

Climb to and continue up the crack to its end and beyond, to the sloping ledge. Climb up the left-facing corner to the right (same as Full Moon Fever) OR straight up from below the left end of the low overhang (5.8).
Once that crack gets scrubbed, it's a good route.

Location

Near the center of the cliff, just right of a clump of small beech trees growing beside the cliff. Directly below a crack that begins about 12' above the ground and ends about 20' higher.
To descend, walk around or rappel.

Protection

Tricams and cams, one medium-small nut, and a quickdraw for one bolt. A couple full-length runners.

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Kevin Heckeler
Upstate New York
  5.7
Kevin Heckeler   Upstate New York
  5.7
I'd give it more than a star (maybe 2.5 stars). It's an interesting route with a mix of holds. Probably 5.6-5.7 Jul 10, 2010