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Action Candy S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
After the Gold Rush S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Back-up Binkie S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Bagdhad S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Basra S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Black Dynamite S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Blood Line S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Bloody Endeavor S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Blue Moon S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Brown Trout S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Bush Doctor S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Busload of Faith S 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Cannonball S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Cartoon Graveyard S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Come Home Curly S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Cutthroat S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Deadman's Reach S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Elmo's Fish S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Endeavor to Persevere S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Firecracker Kid S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Full Moon S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Global Warm-Up S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Harvest Moon S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Harvest Rush S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
House of God S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
HyperNova S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Killer S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
King of Hearts S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Kingdom of Jah S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Moonstone S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Mr. Majestyk S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Nirvana S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
One Love S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Organic S 5.14a/b 8c 33 X+ 33 E9 7b
Pitch Black S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Pocket Kalkulator S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Powderfinger S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Ring of Fire S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Sam I Am S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Samsara S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Second Hand Nova S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Sign of the Times (First Pitch) S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Sign of the Times (pitch 2) S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Sister Ray S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Spook Eyes S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Stronger Graveyard S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Stronger Than Reason S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Successor, The S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Sun Spot S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Sweet Bro S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Throne, The S 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
To the Moon, Alice S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Urchin, The S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Virga S 5.13c/d 8b 31 X 31 E8 7a
Wield The Scepter S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
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Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Steve Bechtel, 2009
Page Views: 496 total · 6/month
Shared By: Monomaniac on Nov 13, 2011
Admins: Mike Snyder, Jake Dickerson, Taylor Spiegelberg

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Description

Cannonball climbs an excellent steep wall of tufa flowstone, culminating in a thrilling horizontal roof crawl. Unfortunately this side of the cave tends to seep in the spring, so the routes around here can be dirty from time to time. Its possible to bail from a lowering station just before the roof, which makes for an outstanding 5.11+/12-.

Begin in the Baghad corner with a wicked, height-dependent boulder problem. Stem up the funky corner, then make a few cranks to clear a bulge. After a great shake on the slab, follow great pockets up the vert wall, then onto a slightly overhanging panel of flowstone. Catch your breath at a good shake, then make wild, gym-like moves out the intimidating roof. The redpoint crux hits right at the end, with a desperate struggle to get established over the lip of the roof.

Location

On the right end of the Killer Cave, beginning as for Baghdad, Basra, etc, but head straight up to the high roof, then bust left to the lip (going right is Zero Degrees, 13c).

Protection

~12 bolts to 2BA. There are currently 3 draws fixed through the roof, and the high anchor has fixed biners. The second-best way to clean this beast is to down-aid back to the mid-way anchor, then thread & lower from there (the best way is to sucker your belayer into seconding).

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