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Beata S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Benefactor, The S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Black Dynamite S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Bridge to Total Freedom, The S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Daisy S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Depth of Field S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Garden Party S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Gardener, The S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Mellow Gold S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Nettle S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Pitbulls on Crack S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Touchy Subject S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Touchy Tuco S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Tuco's Nettle S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Up in Arms S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Type: Sport, 100 ft
FA: Mark and Todd Hammond, June 2012
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Shared By: Todd H on Jun 15, 2012
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

100 feet of overhanging quartzite. At least half of the moves are unique, and the remainder links up some of the best climbing on the wall. No additional bolts were required for this line, but expect it to be a bit more run out than the others. Climb the first 4 bolts of Depth of Field and then begin the leftward traverse which rises through juggy terrain to eventually reach The Benefactor'’s 3rd bolt. Traverse into Mellow Gold and charge through a long series of difficult moves taking you to a good rest at The Bridge'’s 5th bolt, then merge to the crux of Pitbulls for the finish. You can lower to the ground with a 60m rope.

Location

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Protection

15 bolts plus anchors.
Long (24” inch) runners are recommended on some bolts near the end to prevent rope drag. However, skipping Mellow Gold’'s 3rd bolt and the The Bridge'’s 4th bolt eliminates the need for long runners on the route.

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apross  
ahhh..a girdle traverse, a tradition close to my heart. Jun 15, 2012