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Beginner's (aka Easy Corner) T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Bishop V2 5+
Chimney, The TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Deadpoint V1 5
Delaney's Arete T,TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
Double Helix (aka Rikert's Corner) T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
En Passant V2 5+
Everything is Purple V12 8A+
Fun Crack (aka Fist Fight) T,TR 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Greeting Crack T,TR 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Guillotine (aka Double Overhead Cam) T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Hampshire Corner T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Indian Summer Arete TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Joe Brown Special T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
King Phillip's Face TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Lip, The V2 5+
Lunge Roof (aka Rhino Dyno, or Gunks Roof) T,TR 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Marie Antoinette TR 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Off Width (aka Stetson Stumble) T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Paper Guillotine V3 6A
Partners in Climb T,TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
Pawn V1 5
Pendulum (aka Ben's Boot) T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Playland T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Pommel Horse V3 6A
Right Twin Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Rook V5 6C
Rook Direct V4 6B
Rose Rash TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Sideline TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Snake Eyes V2 5+
Solar Flare T,TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
Straight Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Summer Stroll T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Tale of Two Cities (aka Whoops) T,TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Tennessee T,TR 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Tiger Walk T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Unknown V3/4 V3-4 6A+
Uppercut V3 6A
Widowmaker (aka Leave it to Beaver) TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
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Type: Trad, 30 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: M LaViolette Jr. on Mar 19, 2012
Admins: Joe M., Old Timer

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Description

Joe Brown Special climbs up a widening crack in a left-facing corner below an overhang. Climb the corner, watch out for some loose rock, gain a good ledge, and then climb through the overhang using the crack that splits it.

Location

This route is located on the right side of the French King Buttress which is the third crag that you will come to after the Main Face. Just right of the route Tale of Two Cities.

Protection

Small to medium-sized gear, the roof crack is easy to protect.

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M LaViolette Jr.
The Past
 
M LaViolette Jr.   The Past
 
Not sure if maybe we strayed a little too far from the original line on this one by moving up and to the right from the stance below the roof and then over the roof using the crack on our left, but it felt way soft for 5.9. Mar 19, 2012