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Air Show TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Air Show (right exit) TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Bat Swing, The TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Blue Pill TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Carpet Crack T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Conrad vs. The Skink Monster TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Dancing with Trees TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Driving with the Top Down TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Eyes of a Stranger TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Kuutomo TR 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Oh My Eyes! S,TR 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Oh My Eyes! (right exit) TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Rags to Riches T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Skink Magic TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Unyielding Finale TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
White Man Head Bob, The TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: TR, 37 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Conrad S. on Nov 30, 2012
Admins: Frances Fierst

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Really, though, there is only one tree to dance with. Begin at the series of short, blocky right-facing corners 8' left of Driving With The Top Down. Climb up these short corners to a stance. Then either step right and continue up the main corner (awkward, with the tree) until it ends, or aim slightly left and ascend the outside face just left of the main corner on a series of welcome but not obvious holds (avoids dancing with the tree). Where the two lines meet again, follow the thin crack in the face left of the shallow left-leaning corner to the top. There are other finish variations to this route on the right. (Indy)


long runners for top rope setup


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Phil Keffer
  5.6 PG13
Phil Keffer  
  5.6 PG13
The trad safety rating is verging on R. You will need a .3 black diamond X4. The placement of the .3 is at shoulder level when you are standing on the last major ledge. This will be your last placement and is roughly 65% of the way up the wall. A .4 cam will also be helpful.

Not recommended for new trad leaders. Feb 8, 2015