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Routes in Belleview Slab

Also Ran T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
Belle Bottom Crack T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Belleview T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Chess Club Crack T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Discovered Check T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Giucco Piano T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Glee Club Crack T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Lawyers, Guns, and Money S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
O'Tom's Tick Twister T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: July 2012
Page Views: 397 total · 6/month
Shared By: Jay Harrison on Jul 27, 2012
Admins: Jim Lawyer

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Climb up dicey slab to clip the first bolt from the right, then shift left. Strange and wonderous movement pulls through the steepness. The challenges don't end just yet, though nothing is quite so tricky afterward. Still, the line of bolts is greatly appreciated and at times their separation unpleasant until the last is passed and the climbing really does settle down.
Were the entire 90' like the first 25, this would be a masterpiece of friction and technical skill.


On the steep slab between Glee Club Crack and Belle Bottom Crack, about 12' right of the former route's start and 20' left of the latter's, below a shallow, subtle scoop in the steepest part of the slab. Look for the bolts.


4 QDs and a #2 C4.


San Pedro, California
Benjaminadk   San Pedro, California
more like "Poor, Poor, Pitiful Me" when trying to figure out the crux!! Jul 28, 2012
Kevin Heckeler
Upstate New York
Kevin Heckeler   Upstate New York
If the whole thing was as tough as the beginning very few people in the entire climbing world would be able to ever onsight it. Great technical climb. I learned a lot from it. Aug 25, 2012
TR'd this route first. Then led it! Awesome route, while the crux is challenging, the next few series of moves and bolt clips keeps this route sustained in difficulty as a challenging face climb. I highly recommend it!!! I'd give it 3+ stars and 5.10c rating at least due to the numerous 5.10 moves in a row. I think this climb will grow in stars and popularity. Any climber with the skills regardless of reach can find their spot and send!! Sep 1, 2012

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