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Bolted Arete T,S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Cows are People Too T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Cows in Space T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Doctor Cow S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Paint it Sad T,S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Ribeye Flake T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sky Crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Squid Skid T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Stiffler's Mom T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Turbo Pup T,S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Yellow Dihedral T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Trad, Sport, 100 ft
FA: D Braddy, D Wood
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Shared By: Kevin Landolt on Sep 4, 2010
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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This has to be one of the finest face climbs on the NW Slabs - sustained and spicy, with great climbing throughout. The first bolt is a wee-bit high, but that's what makes it exciting. After clipping the first bolt, get down to the biz and enjoy excellent thin face moves - the NC3 Guide describes "howling face climbing" - a very accurate description. Climb past the second bolt to the obvious little roof with a crack to undercling. I was able to plug some pretty decent gear here - small TCUs. Bust some final committing moves over the bulge to gain the 5.8R slab above.

Descent? Figure it out.


There are two bolted routes left of Yellow Dihedral - this is the one on the right.


2 bolts - TCUs.



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