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Adventures of Nad and Huck, The S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Ain't My First Rodeo S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Brain Bucket S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Critical Mass S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Crossing, The S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Danny Likes Men S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Demolition Derby S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Dwarf Toss S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
El Torito S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Freeloader S 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Mr. Clean S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
No Climb For Old Men S 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Pregnant Pause S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Tony's Route S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: J Baker, EFR, J Shiefman, C Snyder, June 2005
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Shared By: jbak on Apr 25, 2010
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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A very good route and a good warmup. EFR drilled it omitting the last bolt which added a nice bit of spice to the lead. But quite a few folks complained about the runout, so I finally relented and added a bolt before the anchor.

The name is in honor of Nad Sacul (and taken from the refrain "Daddy likes men" from "We're a Happy Family" by The Ramones).


The vertical northwest face of The Helmet has a pronounced roof/bulge on its left side. Danny climbs up to the right side of the roof/bulge, and skirts it on the right. It is the middle route of the 7 up the vertical face.




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haha... poetry. May 5, 2010
I'm happy the bolt's there. I like my warmups mild, my projects hard, and my post-redpoint burrito spicy.

Very fun route. May 4, 2010