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Blinded by the Light S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Craggy Crack T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Lichen Attack Crack T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Mainliner S 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Original Route (aka Mean Leaner) T 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Sausage Candles S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Second Thought S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Tiny Propeller S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Tupelo Chain Sex S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Unknown S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Will of the Wasp S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Type: Trad, TR, 40 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Kerr Adams on Apr 13, 2013
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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This route climbs the obvious off width crack to the left of Mainliner. It's not long, but a really fun route. It is possible to set up a top rope/top belay if you sling the big block after topping out.

Since there are no chains or bolts nearby after topping out, the best thing to do if not having someone follow would be to sling the large block, get lowered, retrieve your gear and walk around to the left, scramble up and grab your sling.


Approach as you would for Mainliner and other routes on The Leaning Tower


A selection of #4 and #5 camalots. I put one # 5 in at the start and used a few # 4's the rest of the way, although you could squeeze in another #5 along the route, just don't go so deep.


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