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A Faint Horizon S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Assassin, The S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Black Solitaire Direct S 5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Black Solitaire, The S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Broad Axe S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Continental Drift S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Fluffy Puppy Puffy, The S 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Hermit, The S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Holy Roller S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Lost Solitude S 5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Lucky Old Sun S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Lucky Old Sun Direct S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Man on the Moon S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Rusty Blade S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Scythe, The S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Silent Shout S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Slipstream S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Solitaire S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Thunder Moon S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Thunderbird ArĂȘte S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Whiplash S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
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Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: JJ Schlick, Wade Forrest 2010
Page Views: 1,412 total · 14/month
Shared By: JJ Schlick on Apr 23, 2010
Admins: Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Greg Opland

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Access Issue: Portions of Mt. Elden are closed for Forest Thinning Details

Description

Holy Roller offers some awesome positioning, bouldery crux moves, and demands an attention to detail when it comes to your feet. It's also a good training route for other power endurance projects.

The first section delivers some technical climbing in between bigger holds and checks in around 5.9 or so.

The second section is steep, solid, and bouldery! From the break, move up and right over the bulge passing good hand holds and a dearth of footholds. Move up to a very standout solution pocket up and left of streak. From there move slightly right again into the streak, crimps, and a toss to a chicken head. The crux moves are really good. Finish up with some big steep moves, and then pass a giant hueco. If need be you could sit in it and take in the view.

Hanging draws is a bit of a chore, making onsights difficult. It’s a tough read from the ground. Once the draws are hanging though and you know where the holds are, well, it makes a world of difference for redpoint burns.

Location

Starts just left of two Oak trees. Second route right of Solitaire.

Protection

Bolts, Fixed biner anchors

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Tamara Hastie
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Tamara Hastie   Flagstaff, AZ
 
Thanks for the most excellent of pitches...Stoked I was able to send this one in three goes (crazy!) :) Wade and JJ- you rock it out!! Five Stars for sure- and no less!! Feb 6, 2012

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