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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
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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Description

Follow the bolted line just left of Afternoon Delight crack

Protection

10 draws

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mikehilbert
Tucson, AZ
  5.9+
mikehilbert   Tucson, AZ
  5.9+
Felt this climb was accurate to the grade until the crux final bolt, which to me felt like at least 9+ Nov 1, 2015
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

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