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Holy Slit

5.10d, Sport, 60 ft,  Avg: 2.9 from 9 votes
FA: Cali Terveen
South Dakota > Spearfish Canyon > The Mohican > The Gully Of Biblical Proportions

Description

This route involves a layback sequence that quickly becomes a religious experience as you slowly but surely work your way up hand over hand, hand jam after hand jam up a righteously wicked crack.

For those crack-addicted hand jammers, who pray the rosary, this climb is a must! For those who layback will find salvation! And woe to those who have a desire for a bold lead for they will beg for mercy after the last bolt brings them forth unto a blank face climb with a hell-fire series of crimps that will end in an elevator ride if you fail to make the anchors before thine idle hands give out.

Location

A pretty obvious crack located on a thin ledge towards the back of the gully.

Protection

Bolts, open shut anchors and solid belief in one's ability to send.

Have some faith! Get on it!

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Holy Slit, 5.10d.
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Jeremy on Holy Slit, 5.10d.
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Lieback. Fist jams. Lieback. Pray.
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Jeremy makes liebacking a religious experience on Holy Slit, 5.10d.<br>
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Gully of Biblical Porportions.
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Mark sets up to pull the roof on Holy Slit, 5.10d.<br>
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Gully of Biblical Porportions. Mohican Wall.<br>
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Spearfish Canyon, SD.
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Holy Slit!
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