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Routes in Carcass Crag

2-Pitch Route S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Alternative Power S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Appalling Travesty S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Corporeal Jigsore Quandry T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Goin' Postal S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Progress S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Spliff T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Who's Your Daddy S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Worthless Stud T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Type: Sport, 40 ft
FA: Peter Kamitses
Page Views: 985 total, 11/month
Shared By: Andrew Freeman on Jul 14, 2010
Admins: Luc-514, Kris Fiore

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Description

Another great Carcass route. From the slab head up and right making use of deep finger buckets. Either campus or smear through this section, clip, and head north on good edges. Great stone, and fun moves with a couple large lock offs. At the top, manipulate a weird hand jam/ lichen-y holds and a slight runout before clipping the chains. Very worthwhile.

Location

Left side of the crag. The start is from a weird slab that must be gained.

Protection

A few bolts (4 I think), bolted anchors. This often has fixed draws on it.

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Colin R
Ottawa, ON
  5.12b
Colin R   Ottawa, ON
  5.12b
A line going from the start of Alternative Power and finishing on Worthles Stud (i.e. "Alternative Stud" or "Worthless Power") is possible. All it needs is a couple bolts. Looks like it would be a 12 something but hard to tell. Oct 23, 2010
Colin R
Ottawa, ON
  5.12b
Colin R   Ottawa, ON
  5.12b
FA Was Peter Kamitses Jul 30, 2010
Derek Doucet  
 
The name of the route is Alternative Power, not Powers Jul 28, 2010
Andrew Freeman
Brookline, MA
 
Andrew Freeman   Brookline, MA
 
the bolt hath been restored. horay! Jul 27, 2010
Derek Doucet  
 
Crux bolt missing its hanger as of 7/14/10. Jul 15, 2010
Colin R
Ottawa, ON
  5.12b
Colin R   Ottawa, ON
  5.12b
Great route though slightly contrived finish (placing the anchor more to the left seems more logical). If you move slightly left at the very end you can get a no-hands rest (yes I used it) before traversing right again to the anchors although the true crux is below that anyways. Jul 15, 2010