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Routes in Left End and Left Face

Agony of Defeat S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Black Beauty T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Black Chick Route, The T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Buteo and the Beast S 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Chick McNugget S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Circling Vultures T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Death Ramp T 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b
Dusty Hamster T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Ebony and Ivory S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
I'm a Frayed Knot T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Line of Cold Shuts 1 S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Line of Cold Shuts 2 T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Mike Had to Go Home T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Natural Mystic S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Scraps T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Tiers for Walter T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Variety Pack T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Vertical Sketchmaster T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Trad, 180 ft
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Shared By: Jonathan Steitzer on Apr 18, 2011
Admins: BDalhaus, Ladd, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall

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Description

A new route not in the Clifton Guidebook.

Just to the right of Natural Mystic, closest to the tree adjacent to the cliff is where you'll find Tiers for Walter, easily identified by its two close initial bolts.

The moves by the first bolts is the first crux, with a second one coming 2/3rds of the way up.

Classic Clifton crystal pinching at it's finest. Can only be climbed with a 60 meter or longer rope.

Location

The trail with the orange tape and cairns dumps you right at the Left Face in front of natural mystic. Of the cluster of climbs right there this is the left most one, closest to the big tree next to the cliff.

Protection

13 large 1/2" bolts protect the route, but you'll also want some trad pro to slot in the large horizontal cracks and occasional vertical seam along the way.

If you climb it without trad gear there are some dangerous run outs.

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Rob Albert
  5.10a/b
Rob Albert  
  5.10a/b
This climb is great! It is getting a bit mossy and overgrown, so get out there and climb it! Be aware, you have to do 2 raps, or walk off to get back down. Note: I did not have any trad gear with me, and it was ok... It is a bit run out, but the climbing is easy. Jul 11, 2013