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Clown School S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Contortionist, The S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
High Wire Act S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Ly'n and Stealin' S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Overboard S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Stealin' a Lion S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Trapezius S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Unknown .11- S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Unnamed, 5.11a S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Unnamed, 5.11a 2 S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
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Type: Sport, 40 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 522 total · 5/month
Shared By: Jeremy Steck on May 9, 2010
Admins: Pnelson, Ladd, Shawn Heath, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones

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This is an excellent route, although the 5.11a rating may be a bit stiff if you're shorter. Climb up to the top of an easy pillar to clip the first bolt. From here, head up the arete, aiming for the nice horizontal at the base of an overhang. Clip the 3rd bolt and dyno or make a very long reach up and right to a good slot, gain a stance and clip the 4th bolt. From here, trend up and right on really positive plated holds to the shuts. This route would surely be very popular if in a different area.


From the Orange Oswald wall, continue walking along the cliff. You'll pass a cliff breakdown and stream and a few sport routes...keep going. Eventually, you'll come to a huge boulder leaning on the cliff that creates a giant tunnel to walk through. Pass through the tunnel, this route is located to the right on white rock as you exit the tunnel.


4 bolts, shuts.


I thought this was better than two stars. Sure, it is short, but it is fairly steep, the rock is immaculate, and the holds are amazing. Every move of this off the pillar is 5.11. Very sequential! Apr 13, 2018

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