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Routes in The Citadel

Biltong Rides Tornado S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Blood Brother S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Citadel of Hope, The S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Divine Intervention S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Fat Boys Skip School S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Fun Planet S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Funk Soul Brother S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Paladin S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Right About Now S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Stronghold of Decay S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Tel Aviv Miracle S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
West of Hell S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Wide Awake Zombie S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
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Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Mark Hess
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Shared By: Monomaniac on Apr 17, 2010
Admins: Lauren Heerschap, Mike Snyder, Jake Dickerson, Taylor Spiegelberg

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Right About Now is a great route on excellent rock, with sustained, intriguing climbing. Unfortunately the crux lost a key hold recently, leaving an uncharacteristically intense crimp move at the third bolt.

Begin just right of the big Juniper Pine. Scramble 8' up the ramp, then up onto the wall on big holds. The crux begins just above the 2nd bolt, involving a glassy crimp that used to be a foot hold. Larger holds lead to the horizontal break and a great rest in the obvuous hole. Pumpy, juggy moves between jug pockets lead up the bulge to the slab. A few easy moves gain the headwall and a few tricky moves to reach the juggy finish.


On the left side of The Citadel. This route is easily identified by an 18" diameter hueco in the horizontal break.


~10 bolts to 2BA. Stick clip recommended.


Beau Skelton 1
Billings, MT
Beau Skelton 1   Billings, MT
I thought this was one of the more enjoyable routes I've got on this year in Lander. There's seemingly a lot of different ways to go about the crux, each cool in their own way. Really cool moves, really good rock, even ends on some thought provoking slab. Tall!! 4 star in my book for sinks Dec 2, 2017

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