Type: Trad, 160 ft (48 m)
FA: Todd Skinner & Beth Wald, 1984
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Shared By: Sean Nelb on Sep 4, 2011
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Access Issue: June Voluntary Climbing Closure and Seasonal Raptor Closure Details

Description

Surfer Girl is a very open dihedral with a finger crack that you will milk for every bit of purchase it can give, even as the flaring tip jams and smearing feet push you towards air time. Good locks at intervals and excellent protection for most of the route make this demanding line actually seem doable. Work through several difficult sections to catch a rest on a ledge about halfway up. Continue up a short section of difficult wide fingers until the crack opens to hands before a traverse right to the Maid in the Shade anchors.

Location

Start at the ledge on Teacher's Lounge, at the crack just left of Maid in the Shade.

Protection

Many small and medium nuts and cams, mostly smaller than .5 Camalot. Larger pieces to #2 or #3 Camalot for the upper section.

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