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Routes in The Adjective

Atrocious S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Black S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Ferocious S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Furious S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Hairy S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Hard S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Idiotic S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Lecherous S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Pink Bicycle S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Purulent S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Shaved S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Vicarious S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Vomit S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Type: Sport
FA: Andy Knight
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Shared By: Perin Blanchard on Oct 13, 2011
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

A really fun route with a tenuous start, a pocket, crimps, required sidepulls, and a slabby, possibly nerve-wracking topout.

Climb up to the top-most ledge of the triple-ledge system, clipping the first bolt just below the top ledge.

Start up the vertical bit, wondering when you're going to encounter a hold you feel fully comfortable with.

Eventually, a jug or two present themselves for a brief respite, then it's back to crimping and pulling for a bit.

A brief period of head-scratching ensues, after which more trickery is required to get to and clip the penultimate bolt.

Delicate moves, a reachy clip, and slabby feet lead to the chains.

Location

The middle line on a wall with a triple-ledge system at the wall's base (as opposed to a double-ledge system on the wall downhill). This is the middle line when counting bolt lines at the base, but since the left-most line splits, it is the second-from-right when counting bolt lines at the top.

There is a steeply-sloping, narrow ramp/arete at the base of the vertical bit (above the ledge) that forms a "V" shape, making this fairly easy to identify.

The wall is uphill from the original Adjective wall that is encountered immediately after leaving the streambed.

The walk to the wall is approximately 7 to 10 minutes from the stream bed.

The wall is bordered on each side by a 15-foot evergreen tree; the wall downhill with which this wall might be confused is wider and bordered by 50-foot evergreens.

Protection

8 bolts, chain anchors.

The anchors are shared with Punitive, a .12a to the left.

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