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Routes in Paradox Rock

Afternoon Delight T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Cause is the Cure, The S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Paradox Lost S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Paradox, The S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Quandry S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Reuben Hair Shift, The S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Teaser S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: Scott Ayers Mark Colby '93
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Shared By: Derek Anderson on Jun 12, 2010
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Follow the bolted line just left of Afternoon Delight crack


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I know that SQL2 says this is bolts only, but there is a 20 foot runout that takes gear, so do yourself a favor and bring a few pieces. If you're under 5'8", you'll have trouble clipping the bolt above the runout from a confident stance and will instead have to move up onto marginal feet before reaching it. You'll be happy you have a piece below you. Gear: above the 4th bolt, before pulling the small roof, there's a pocket for a #9 or #10 BD nut (.75" to 1"), above the small roof you can get small (.5") to medium 1-2") cams in a horizontal/downward flaring crack and before you move up to the 5th bolt, there's another small horizontal crack that takes a finger sized cam (.5-.75"). It's easy ground, but might as well get some pro. Apr 14, 2014
Tucson, AZ
mikehilbert   Tucson, AZ
Felt this climb was accurate to the grade until the crux final bolt, which to me felt like at least 9+ Nov 1, 2015

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