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Access "Fun" S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Canadian (variation), The S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Crouch, The S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Finders Keepers S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Freedom Tree S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Graffiti S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Hasta La Vista S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Hourglass S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Live and Let Live S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Lord Voldemort S 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Mr. McGoo S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Nag S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
New Life S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Norse Code S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Power Lung S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Proper Soul S 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Ride The Lightning S 5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Satanic Traverses S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Skylore Engine S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Sloth S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Superstition S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Trebuchet S 5.14b 8c 33 X+ 33 E9 7b
Warm-Up, The S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Where's Bulimia? T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Xanth S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Brian McCray (1996)
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Shared By: Fred Gomez on Dec 5, 2011
Admins: Pnelson, Ladd, Shawn Heath, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones

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Description

Norse Code is a route best left to those that are true Cirque enthusiasts. It is short, steep and the hardest section is right off the ground. The two move V6 boulder problem is actually quite entertaining. After pulling the intro crux travel through a couple bolts of easy climbing on jugs and edges.

One more very strange redpoint crux awaits you just before the chains. The moves are not too difficult, but on the onsight its tricky to see how to best grab the holds. Your punishment for falling at this move is a ride into the rattling pod tree. Your failure here is accentuated by the rattling pods which sound like maracas.

Considering that the highlight of this route is the potential fall you can take in to a tree it probably doesn't warrant more than one star.

Location

Just to the right of the rattling pod tree. Identified by a stack of cheater stones.

Protection

6 bolts + anchor

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