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Perfectly Chicken

V5, Boulder,  Avg: 2.5 from 78 votes
FA: unknown
California > Sierra Eastside > Bishop Area > Buttermilk Country > Buttermilks Main > Buttocks/Smooth Shrim…

Description

Sit start on the left facing flake. Climb straight up and top out slightly left.

The original left facing jug flake broke off. Some people have been starting out left which makes it a bit more direct.

Protection

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Smooth Shrimp in red<br>
Perfectly Chicken in Blue
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Andy Liu
Eastern Sierra
  V5
Cocanower
The High Country
[Hide Comment] Easiest 5 at the milks Jan 1, 2014
Will Cornell
  V5
[Hide Comment] great route! having the correct beta will definitely help on this one. Commit to that spikey crimp above the flake! Oct 20, 2014
Daniel Winsor
Bishop, CA
  V3
[Hide Comment] I onsighted this problem before I had even climbed a V4 in Bishop. If you're tall (I'm 5'10" with a negative ape index) you can reach your way around the crux of this problem with a biggish move. Feb 15, 2015
[Hide Comment] V5? I guess... And I am south of 5'10
Seems soft. Kling and Smirk ("V2") is harder. Oct 18, 2015
Karl Walters
Oakland, CA
  V5-
[Hide Comment] It's soft, but a 5 I feel. It's not easier if you're taller and one of the crimps has broken more. I've done harder 4's and easier 6's, so somewhere around 5- seems right to me. You actually have to think about the movement and beta a bit even if the moves are not insanely hard. I've done physically harder, but more straightforward 2's and 3's, but it isn't physical difficulty that always makes a grade. Nov 12, 2018
Ashley Swenson
Pasadena, CA