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Routes in Orange Crush

Anaconda-Da-Vida S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Black Mamba S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
British Airways S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Buried Treasure S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Captain Hook S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Chinese Water Torture S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Citrasolve S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Crusher, The S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Drillary Step, The S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Dynosoar S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Fish Hooks S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Flying Monkeys S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Fresh Squeezed S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
King Cobra S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Lions and Tigers and Bears S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Oh My! finish S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Opportunist, The S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Orangahang S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Orange Crush (retro-bolted) S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Orange Sunshine S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Original Orange Crush, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Peter Pan S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Predator S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Prime Climb S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Purple Microdot S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Sir Edmond Drillary S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Tin Man S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Tin Monkeys S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Tinkerbell S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Tropicana S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Vaporizer, The S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
White Snake S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
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Type: Sport, 95 ft
FA: Mark Sprague - Sept /97
Page Views: 732 total · 8/month
Shared By: M Sprague on Jun 9, 2011
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall

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Description

This is a left hand alternative start to Black Mamba that shares the same start as Anaconda Da-vida and King Cobra. Stick clip the first bolt or at least get a good spot as the very beginning can be tenuous, with a not so good landing. Mantel over the low roof to a shake, then tackle a bouldery crux to get situated on the lower part of the face. This was about 12a, but a hold broke, bumping it up a little. Remembering a left toe hook may come in handy to control the barndoor as you pop to a good sidepull with you left. A couple more moves will get you up to the seam that heads off left as Anaconda. At this point White Snake diverges from the other two routes by working to the right and up thin face holds, connecting into Black Mamba just under the roof. Be sure to use a shoulder length sling under the roof or you will get drag at the top.

This linkup offers varied, quality climbing and bumps the grade up a bit for when you have already done lots of runs on Mamba and have it wired to death.

Location

Starts on the shared bolt line just to the left of Black Mamba

Protection

12 bolts to anchors. Bring a 2 foot sling for under the roof of Black Mamba and maybe a few long draws to reduce drag.

60 meter rope needed to lower. Watch the end while belaying, or better yet tie in.

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lee hansche
goffstown, nh
 
lee hansche   goffstown, nh  
 
ive been wanting to try this forever but the top is ALWAYS wet :( Jun 9, 2011
S. Neoh  
Lee, you might have to wait till the Fall to get on. I have seen it dry then.
I did not realize you had the FA, Mark. No, I have not read every page of Ward's guide. :) Jun 9, 2011
lee hansche
goffstown, nh
 
lee hansche   goffstown, nh  
 
yeah, i should have done it the same day i did black mamba but even when it was "dry" there were wet spots... oh well, some day... Jun 9, 2011
lee hansche
goffstown, nh
 
lee hansche   goffstown, nh  
 
Finally did it! perfect conditions! Bone dry and quite climbing nice :) Sep 28, 2013

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