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Forge Ahead S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Hammered And Enamored S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Scott Ayers (2005)
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Shared By: greg k on Apr 11, 2011
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Description

steep climbing up overhanging granite on big jugs. probably no move is harder than 10+ but the sustained nature pushes this climb and its sister into the easy 11 range. long reach approx. halfway up could be characterized as the crux

Location

contour due west from start of Muttonhead south-side climbs (Mystery of the Desert, etc.) for approx. 200 feet. left bolted route. starts on small elevated platform

Protection

at least 12 bolts

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Angel Mangual
Sierra Vista, AZ
  5.11-
Angel Mangual   Sierra Vista, AZ
  5.11-
Hendrixson you are correct this route is perfect to finish the day around the Sheephead area. Great single pitch route! Feb 23, 2013
Hendrixson
Tucson, AZ
  5.11a
Hendrixson   Tucson, AZ
  5.11a
This route is a modern classic in my opinion. Climbing overhung fins is a perfect finish to a day of multi-pitch slab.

That said I have yet to try the route to the right or Sheep Thrills. Additionally a number of the holds have been reinforced with epoxy. Apr 12, 2011