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Routes in Temple of Ishtar

Cross Your Heart S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Deep in the Heart of Dixie S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Dixieland S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Family Therapy S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Heart S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Heart and Sole S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Korean Route, The S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mad Hatter S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Vestal Virgin S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
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Type: Sport, 85 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Benjamin Chapman on May 26, 2011
Admins: jt512, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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The initial moves are steep and involve pulling up on pockets and a large grainy inclusion. Continue working up and left on large pockets and rounded edges, which become less positive due to the left leaning nature of the route. Above the 3rd bolt the angle decreases, in a slabby section, before the final steep pocketed headwall. Continue up the headwall on pockets and small edges to the chain anchor.


Located on the south side of the Temple of Ishtar. 1st route on the right as you descend the ridge west of The Egg.


7 bolts (glue-ins) & chain anchor.


A little funky here and there, but I like this route. Crux for us was pulling the bulge after the initial steep section. Steep face above the ramp is fun!

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