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Type: Sport, 65 ft
FA: Glenn Ritter
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Shared By: Jason Young on Nov 10, 2012
Admins: saxfiend, Brad "Stonyman" Killough

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Description

Although the bottom part of this route is steep for a 5.9 (perhaps not for the Obed), it involved climbing on friendly jugs, and I felt that the crux of the route was pulling out and over the small roof/dihedral at the top of the route. The Kelly Brown guidebook shows the route exiting left onto the face well before the roof though.

Location

This route is located a couple of hundred yards past the left end of the Tieranny Wall.

Protection

Six bolts to large cold-shut anchors.

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chummer  
Funny little island person. Nov 21, 2012
TJ Souther
Brevard, NC
 
TJ Souther   Brevard, NC
 
The shuts on this route are very worn and rusty, be careful rapping the route after climbing it. Dec 2, 2013
As TJ posted in 2013, be careful cleaning this route. The shuts are still very worn and rusty, and now both are loose and move a bit. Apr 5, 2018
Russ Keane
Asheville, NC
Russ Keane   Asheville, NC
This whole area is now re-bolted, thanks to (I think) the SCC and Access Fund. This line is superb. At 5.9 it is consistent with other Obed 5.9's in terms of being steep and pumpy, but it's totally fun and very doable for anyone leading at the Obed. But the fact that it this route is located in a sacred wonderful area -- just past Tierrany roofs -- makes it that much better. Apr 29, 2018

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