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Anasazi T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Black Beauty T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Cliff Break Fern T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Don King Crack T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Float Like a Butterfly T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Gardensmith Bypass Shears T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gorilla in Manilla T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Hidden Valley Offwidth T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Illusions T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Made In the Shade T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Never Ending Story T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Obe Won Canobe T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Padawan T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Quicksilver T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
So This is What Unclimbed Rock Looks Like? T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Summer Solstice T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Walking Wounded, The T,TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Type: Trad, 100 ft
FA: ? Rob Bauer & Tim Trout
Page Views: 89 total, 1/month
Shared By: rob bauer on Oct 31, 2011
Admins: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

If you just climbed Made In The Shade, how about an easy OW? Maybe this has been done, but there was a lot of thick lichen and some basic cleaning that would suggest not. (I kept thinking some clippers would be handy.) This is a nice enough climb, it will clean up with a bit more traffic. It is no harder than MITS, IMHO.

Location

Start up the 5.9 variation of MITS, 30 feet left of the direct start. At the ledge, instead of walking right to MITS, climb the obvious crack to the left. At the top of the pillar, angle right through the Morman Tea to the anchors.

Protection

Standard rack, including a #4 Camalot.

Photos

This route is definitely worth climbing. With a 70m rope, you can top rope this from the Made in the Shade anchors. Apr 27, 2013