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Abridged Version, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Belly of the Dragon T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Fool of a Took T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Ghostwriter S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Right Wight T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Straight Outta Mordor S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
There and Back Again T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Thrain T,S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Thror T,S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Unknown 1 T,S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Unknown 2 T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13
West Rib T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
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Type: Trad, Sport, 140 ft
FA: Larry Shaffer
Page Views: 701 total · 10/month
Shared By: Chris Hirsch on Aug 27, 2012
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

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Description [Suggest Change]

Thin balancy crystal pinching with good ride potential. Very long route with some gear placements up higher and a nice belay ledge at the top. Safe but spicy!

Location [Suggest Change]

This is the left of the two twin routes (Thrain & Thror). On SE face, begins right of large boulder with a wide crack above the boulder. Bolt line trends slightly right then straight up past horizontal. Two rope rap.

Protection [Suggest Change]

Bolts
Medium size gear for a couple placements
Metolius rap hanger anchors with webbing

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harrison t
Black Hills, SD
  5.10+ PG13
harrison t   Black Hills, SD
  5.10+ PG13
80m makes it, barely. Jun 4, 2015

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