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Routes in Nuclear Reactor Rock

Chernobyl Crack T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Helicopter Memory Farts T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Nuclear Winter TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Nuke the Poodles TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Nuke the Whales T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Stan And Ollie T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
We''ll Get Them Little Pricks (AKA Cunning Linquist) T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: TR, 70 ft
FA: Chris Miller, November 1997
Page Views: 76 total, 1/month
Shared By: Murf on Jan 18, 2010
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

In many ways Nuke the Poodles is a harder version of its neighbor, Nuke the Whales. The crux can be found down low, navigating through an overhanging start. The rock quality at the bottom isn't stellar, and does have some loose holds. They can be avoided with a sequential series of powerful moves. The rock on the rest of the crack improves (although it would never be considered 'desert varnish'), and interesting climbing continues until the top.

Location

Nuke the Poodles is located in the eastern corridor of Nuclear Reactor Rock, about 50' right of Nuke the Whales.

Protection

Hand size gear with some extension slings for a TR anchor.

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C Miller
CA
  5.11b
C Miller   CA  
  5.11b
Thanks Randy. Jan 18, 2010
Randy
  5.11+
Randy  
  5.11+
Chris, grade comment edited: My phone wouldn't let me post a grade.

Could use more cleaning and once cleaned up would probably be at least 2 stars. Jan 18, 2010
C Miller
CA
  5.11b
C Miller   CA  
  5.11b
Not as good as it's neighbor to the left, this grainy crack does offer a few swift pulls on steep rock at the start. Jan 18, 2010