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Routes in Choppin' Block

Choppin' Block S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Extreme Fishing S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Let The Good Times Roll S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Potential Trouble Source S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Reportedly Reputedly Repeatedly S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Situational Buddhist S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Thrash Cowboy S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Sport, 35 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Scott Strong on Sep 1, 2011
Admins: Hank Caylor, Matt Richardson, LeeAB Brinckerhoff

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Climb the crack, high crux.


4 bolts, 2 bolt anchor.


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Mark Pell
Mark Pell  
Possibly in the good-natured spirit of friendly sandbagging, this route was originally called a 5.7. It's possible a few holds may have come off over the years to make it harder but it was and still is surprisingly harder than it looks. Do not be fooled by the crack or the blocky holds on its left. This is a fairly gymnastic face climb that is primarily climbed on the right side of the crack until you move left at the top to gain the anchor. The presence of four well-spaced protection bolts along the way makes it a manageable experience for 5.8 climbers but even high-standard rock athletes will say "What the ****?" after leading this one. Mar 22, 2012