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Bends (a.k.a. Decompression Sickness), The S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Grippin' the Cutlass S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
High Tide S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Parrot Bay S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Power Structure S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Serpant's Rising S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Stomping the Cleaver T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
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Type: Sport, 110 ft
FA: Jonathan Siegrist, July, 2010
Page Views: 1,973 total, 22/month
Shared By: Jonathan Siegrist on Jul 18, 2010
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Sometimes when you go up too far, too fast, you experience decompression sickness...and without proper caution, this route is bound to induce it. This is an extension to 'Serpant's Rising'- clip a long sling (important) on the first bolt (after Serpant's) before firing into the stunning, upper headwall. This overhanging finish features awesome movement on a variety of grips - one of the best routes at The Crags. Clipping the third draw is tough, but safe, with an attentive belayer.

Location

This is a mega extension to 'Serpant's Rising', to the right of 'High Tide'.

Protection

15 draws, including a long sling for the 11th bolt. A 70M ROPE IS REQUIRED! unless you lower from the anchors of Serpant's.

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Chris. T.  
 
A classic Crags route for sure. The overhanging finish offers very fun movement on great stone. Breaking it up into 2 pitches seemed appropriate. Jul 11, 2012