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Arkansas Roofs 101 T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Break in the Battle T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
China Doll T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dead Dog S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Dunamis T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Energemata T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Flying Dog S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Frosted Flakes S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Green Eggs and Spam T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Hello Kitty S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Hells Angels S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Holy Smokes! T,S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Inherit the Wind T,S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Mindless T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Renewed Mind T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
SAMCRO S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Swamp Thing T,S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Vertical Taco T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Whiff of a Dead Dog T,TR 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: ARussell on Jan 19, 2010
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Description

One of the best sport climbs in the area comprising a slight overhang, smooth holds, continuous movement, a true top-out, a hint of a rest, and a touch of route finding in the form of hold selection. Pull up unto the orange band of rock, traverse right to the first bolt, and float endless crimps to the summit ledge.

Location

To the climber's right of the Catacombs approach, locate the beautiful, overhanging alligator skin above a low, wide cave and and a band of orange rock.

Protection

6 bolts to a bolted anchor above the top-out ledge.

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Kyle Hill
Denver, CO
  5.11a
Kyle Hill   Denver, CO
  5.11a
The best 5.11a in Arkansas... Jun 4, 2016
Creed A
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Creed A   Salt Lake City, UT
 
This is a really beautiful sport climb on a striking face. According to Cole Fennel's book, the FA was Clay Frisbie and he led it ground up on gear! Bolts were added later. Ponder that one!

Also, I've heard this called "the hardest 11a sport climb in the state." Does that make it 11b? Maybe. I just know this is MUCH harder than Sonny Jim or Horseshoes and Hand Grenades. Maybe they are 10d. Sep 19, 2015