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The Flying Oehlers

5.11c, Sport, 50 ft (15 m),  Avg: 3 from 13 votes
FA: Tom Petty
Nevada > Southern Nevada > Mt Charleston > Kyle Canyon > Blue Sky Bluff
Access Issue: Mount Charleston Wilderness Area Details

Description

The left split of the two routes that start with a shared 3 first bolts. Fun crimping on some slightly sharp holds leads to a rest and then a roof encounter on some amazing ergo holds and some crimpy fun to get established on the headwall. Good fun!

Location

3rd from the left. 20 feet right of Freeflying is Neither. Start on the 3 shared bolts with Wall Strike and branch to the left.

Protection

8 Stainless Bolts + Double Mussy Anchor

This route was bolted solely for the purpose of allowing for the first ascent, and the first ascent information is posted here solely to document the history of the first ascent. No person should read this posting with the assumption that this route or the fixed gear left behind is safe in any way or otherwise appropriate to allow for safe subsequent ascents. Climbing is dangerous and should only be done with the appropriate training and risk management practices that include providing for the climber’s own safety. Attempting to climb this route as described above or by any other means or methods could result in injury or death.

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Grant Mercer
Las Vegas, NV
  5.11c
[Hide Comment] Great all around climb! Will admit the mini crimper at the crux required some tape on my index finger in order to make the move, but loved it none the less.

WARNING: There is an undercling before the 7th bolt, just before the overhung part, that is very loose. I would be very apprehensive about using it, and if you do make sure the belayer has a helmet on! Could very well cause some serious injury if it breaks off and falls. May 9, 2015
Nelson Day
Joshua Tree, CA
 
[Hide Comment] I think probably the best line on the wall! Jul 29, 2019