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1-8-7 S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
El Fishador T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Ghetto Toes S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Greatful Deadpoint S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Half A Full Monte S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Hopeful Monsters S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Jawbone S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Mechanical Animals S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Monster Baiter S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Pearl Jammin' S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Porcupining Away S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Shoot the moon S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Short Steep Arete S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Sleeping Giant S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Sylvester Sidewalk S 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Violet Sanctuary S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: BBQ
Page Views: 579 total, 8/month
Shared By: BBQ on Feb 14, 2012
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

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Description

The premise is simple. If someone wanted to catch a monster, then someone first had to bait the hook. However, the name implies the obvious, this is an involved climb, often mistaken as self-abuse, with a lot of things that you can do with your hands.

This pumpy route starts on a pedestal and gets steep real quick. Work your way up a series of pockets to a small ledge. From there small pockets lead to bigger pockets to a small roof pull with a series of neat, sequential moves.

But don't blow your load just yet! The rest of the route has small pockets and crimpers that are guaranteed to leave you exhausted and satisfied.

Location

Monster Baiter is located to the left of Shoot the Moon and Hopeful Monsters. It might even be the perfect warm-up for these forearm killing climbs.

Protection

Eight bolts and sporty anchors. More confident climbers might choose to skip the first bolt or just use a longer draw to reduce potential rope drag.
Great Route Brent! I'm still pumped. Thanks for the belay. Apr 10, 2012