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Routes in Middle Ice Caves (Potato Routes)

Do The Mashed Potato aka Acquitted S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Hot Potato S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Merry Maids S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Small Fry S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Spuds in Space S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Vortex aka Fat Slags S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: MJM & RAMM, 7/11
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Shared By: Michael Schneiter on Aug 3, 2011
Admins: Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Climb the relatively low angle face with edges, flakes, and occasional pockets, past a small, left-facing corner and over a small overlap to steeper terrain. Climb into a corner where the first crux is encountered. Slither your way up the corner to easier climbing and the final crux pulling the overhang with a hard-to-find sequence that once you find it gives you an "ah-ha" moment. Finish with a few moves of easy terrain to the anchor.

Location

Small Fry is on the right side of what is often referred to as the Potato Wall, due to the route names given. Small Fry is 25 feet right of the 5.7, Do the Mashed Potato. Look for the glue-in bolts.

Protection

13 glue-in bolts and anchor.

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