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Bird of Prey T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Into the Maelstrom T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
It's Super Body, YO! T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
Knot Unknown T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Lost and Found T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Resurrection T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
Test of Faith S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Yang & Yin T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Trad, 160 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Scott Duemler, Mark Geikenjoyner
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Shared By: bio on Dec 12, 2009
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Description

P1:Past a couple of bolts to a thin, balancey section (10+) to angled ledge then into chimney, which isn't as hard as it looks, past one bolt. Then committ to difficult smearing with nice finger crack (5.11a/b) and perfect rock/pro to a juggy finish. P2: 50 feet of short overhangs and some offwidth (5.10-). Beautiful climbing on P1 crux.

Location

As you are walking through the middle section look to your right for a large (300ft) wall of very nice, angular rock just past a water crossing. BOP is the obvious crack splitting the large wall.

Protection

3 bolts and standard rack plus doubles in .5 and .75

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Austin Sobotka
Tucson, AZ
  5.11a
Austin Sobotka   Tucson, AZ
  5.11a
A beautiful line, which, in light of its imposing appearance, protects perfectly with gear, and is supplemented with a bolt wherever protection is either non-existent or would be questionable. I did only the first pitch, per the first ascensionist's recommendation, and couldn't imagine the second being even comparable in quality. The existing pictures come far from doing this line justice. Jun 10, 2013