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Routes in Scorched Earth

Bad, The S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Bal' tucheva S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Dirty Harry S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Feeding the Rat S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Fistful of Steel S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Full Belly Deli S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Good, The S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Naked Butt Dancing S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Nightmare Before Christmas S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
No Moral Values S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Pretty Polly S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Shock and Awe S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Ugly, The S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Unknown T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a R
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Type: Sport, 65 ft
FA: Tom Kalakay, January 2003
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Shared By: grk10vq on Aug 30, 2012
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The farthest left line at the Scorched Earth, this perplexing route is a good lesson in funk. A fairly easy start leads to a baffling and just plain odd crux. Despite it's off-balance movement and wealth of insecurity, this climb still remains popular. If you hop on this climb first, a majority of the routes after this will feel pretty straight forward.


Follow the trail from the parking lot to the base of the main wall, head left and up a small hill into a nook. This will be the last route on your left.


Nine bolts to an anchor.


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B-Mkll Mackall
Bozeman, MT
B-Mkll Mackall   Bozeman, MT
Funny, I really didn't find this one all that funky. The crux involved a little body-weight adjustment but didn't feel that bad at all. Just channel your inner gym climber and go for it. Great feet and ever-so-slightly-positive edges the whole way up. Sep 21, 2014

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