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24 S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Becky Route T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Black Moonstone T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Booklet of Boobs T,S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Centerfold T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Corner Crack T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Cougar Eyes TR 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Cover Shot T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Devil Wears PraNa, The S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Dickson,Garlough route T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Dirty Harry T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Field Goal S 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Honey Badger T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Little Deuce Coupe T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Rat Cave T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Route 1A T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Way-Out (DYNO) S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Trad, 40 ft
FA: Loran Smith October 7, 2011
Page Views: 139 total, 2/month
Shared By: EDGE on Oct 9, 2011
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall

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Description

This often looked-at line follows a series of pockets and flakes just left of the "Rat Cave." Climb straight up behind and to the right of the tree to a moon shaped dish, then make a committing high step and rock-over move to overcome the crux bulge. An easier but fun face leads to a pine tree belay.

Free soloed on the first ascent with an early evening moon rising in the East. In India, moonstones are regarded as 'dream stones' which bring the wearer beautiful visions at night.

Location

Start at the left end of the "Rat Cave" at a beech tree, then continue straight up, staying left of the twin beech trees midway and up to a large pine.

Protection

None used on the FA. It should be possible to girth hitch the first tree to protect the high boulder problem start to avoid decking.

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EDGE
Between Nederland and Boulder,
 
EDGE   Between Nederland and Boulder,
 
Could use a small amount of cleaning, but all the necessary holds are useable as is. Oct 9, 2011