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Routes in Pointless Crag

11 O'clock S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
4-Alarm Fire S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
5.8 Crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Alien Pod S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Bicycle Thief, The S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Black Bear S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Black Betty S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Disappearing Hat Trick S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Goat Meal S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Head on a Silver Platypus S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Hoppe Hill S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Hungry Eyes S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Hustle and Flow S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Orbit S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Rock-in My Sports Bra S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sleepwalker S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Stingray S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Team Trailer S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
What's the Point? S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
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Type: Sport, 65 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Jaren Watson on Jul 6, 2012
Admins: Mike Engle

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Description [Suggest Change]

Start on chossy layer and work over the substantial roof on positive edges. Avoid going left, but trend right on good pinches. The holds thin out but remain positive for a fun, cruising finish.

Location [Suggest Change]

About 50 yards to the right of Black Betty, Platypus is the first route among the concentration of new routes. Look for the obvious roof near the start.

Protection [Suggest Change]

6 bolts lead to sport anchors.

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Jaren Watson
Boise, Idaho
 
Jaren Watson   Boise, Idaho
 
I almost want to give four stars to this route. Such a fun line.
Still a few loose spots at the start, so even though it's not difficult, use caution getting to first and second bolts.
I've heard a number of climbers suggest a stouter rating than 10a. They may have a point. Apr 23, 2013

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