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Routes in The Speed Trap

Mach 5 S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Neon Leon S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Nitrous Oxide S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Speed Racer S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Speed Trap S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Type: Sport, 35 ft
FA: Steve Carruthers, Jim Howe, 1990
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Shared By: grk10vq on Apr 1, 2010
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Description

Fire up the steep face on the right side of the wall. Move, move, and fight the pump.

Clip the first three bolts of Mach 5 and break towards a fourth bolt to the right. Get your one and only mediocre rest then jump for a thin edge. Stick this move and continue up past two more bolts picking a part the last 15 feet. Eat a light lunch, its a very powerful route.

A few big holds, a dead point, plenty of crimps, and a gaston! Hard if you're tall, hard if you're short, its no gimmie.

Location

In the midle of the wall, Speed Trap starts on the first two bolts of Mach 5 and finishes at the right most visible anchor.

Protection

Six bolts to an anchor.
Sam Miller
salt lake city, UT
 
Sam Miller   salt lake city, UT
 
Really cool! Easy until the last few moves. Felt like solid .12c to me. Jul 20, 2012
tenesmus  
 
That gaston move is burly for tall people and the tall man beta makes the second problem feel a lot easier than v4. Nice pics Spreadsheet. Aug 11, 2010
EAS Fett
  5.12b/c
EAS Fett  
  5.12b/c
The last 15-20 feet feels like 2 V4 moves with some good crimps in between. The Gaston move is hard to balance and taxing. Good clipping stances... fun stuff. Seems like it would be hard for shorter people May 23, 2010