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Beer Factor S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Decorator Crab S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Drive By S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Drive-In S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Idle Hands S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Lost Cause S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Moderator S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Modifier S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Spankterfied S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Svetlana S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Warcraft S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Type: Sport, 270 ft, 3 pitches
FA: Doniel Drazin
Page Views: 1,979 total, 31/month
Shared By: Rough on Oct 6, 2012
Admins: Aron Quiter, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

From the pillar belay, straight up the arete then step right and follow the the line of bolts over the bulge and up to the pinnacle of the wall! It is possible to top it out and walk off!

Location

3rd pitch above Drive-In.

Protection

10 bolts

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Tommy L-D
  5.11a
Tommy L-D  
  5.11a
Rad route, do Aloha Patrol then this if it's cold, other way around if it's hot.

On the approach pitch (Warlord) keep going up past the lower-offs to comfortable anchors on the flat top (or suffer an unnecessary hanging belay).

Redoing it? I'd walk off. The two bolt anchor at the top of the 3rd pitch is in increasingly suspect rock (both of us pulled off holds on this pitch), bolts are close together, and the rock sounds sketchy with knocks. Rappelling a full overhanging pitch off these was a little more sketch than I'm ok with. Jan 31, 2017
Rough
 
Rough  
 
My recommendation to do this as a 3 pitch is as follows:

Pitch 1: Svetlana (10a) or Warcraft (10b)
Pitch 2: Drive-in (10b)
Pitch 3: Moderator (11a)

I personally like Warcraft better than Svetlana for a 1st pitch, but I am may be bias since Warcraft is my route :P Feb 27, 2013