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44, The T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Box, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Cheap Date T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Corner Pump Station T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
El Camino Real T 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Fat City Crack T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Final Chapter, The T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Frisky Puppies T,S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
George is Phat T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
George's Tree T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
High Plains Drifter T,S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Howling at the Wind T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Hurley Direct T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Hurley Traverse T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Interceptor T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
M.I.C. Exit [aka Parable of the Cave] T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
Midway T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
New Music T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R
Osiris T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Outlander T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Perelandra T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Pseudo Wallet Eater T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Right Exit T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Stepped On T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
That Hideous Strength T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Toot T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Wolfie and the Scientist T,TR 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
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Type: Trad, 220 ft, 2 pitches
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Tony B on Jun 5, 2010
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This is an option up high on the wall that should be seen more as a diversion than a target. There are better climbs to be had, but if you've done everything else, put this on the list.

From the Fang Ledge, which can be accessed via Osiris, George's Tree, Sports Pages, Road Kill, Pseudo Wallet Eater, or even routes as far right as Fat City, find the shallow inset that has the 3rd pitch belay as for George's Tree. Climb up and out left from that into increasingly flaring and increasingly difficult jams (crux) for 20 meters to turn up and over a false summit and then climb another 20-30 meters of lower angle rock with hand-sized gear to reach a belay ledge below a 10 meter headwall. Belay here on small cams and medium stoppers, or continue up and over for a full 70m rope length to the summit on finger and thin-hands cracks (left) or a wider crack (right, take 4" gear) and belay on the summit.

Walk off as for other summit routes, first NE to a gully that is taken down to join The Cave Exit top-out area, then down that scramble/trail.

Location

This route starts on Fang Ledge directly above the top of Pseudo Wallet Eater. This is in the same little inset as George's Tree, but Interceptor goes out the left side of it into insecure flaring cracks, rather then up the right as for George's Tree. The route climbs a semi-direct line from there to the top of the wall.

Protection

A standard rack of nuts and cams. Take an extra few thin-hands sized for the flaring thin-hands crux and plenty of 2-foot runners.

The most critical protection you can take, however, is really a set of tape-gloves. The flare would be much more secure if taped-up.

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