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Routes in Rupley Towers

Asleep at the Wheel T,TR 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Bop Til You Drop T,S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Border Patrol T,S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Chewrocka T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
ET Arete S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Jabba the Butt T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Millennium Falcon T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Moving over Stone S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Obe Wan Kanobee T,S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Out on Bail S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
R-1 T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
R-2 D-2 T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
R-3 T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
R-4 T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
R-5 T,TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Team Toads T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Trauma Center T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
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Type: Sport, 170 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Mike Strassman, Scott Ayers ('90)
Page Views: 483 total · 8/month
Shared By: Jan-Thijs Menger on Apr 24, 2013
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Description [Suggest Change]

Nice 5.9 line, in between the two small roofs at the bottom of Rupley Tower D, all the way to the top.

Because of a broken hold, there is one hard move, which by the opinion of the guide-book makes it a 5.11, but in my opinion the move is not that hard.

Location [Suggest Change]

To the left of the normal route (R4) on the east-face, between two small roofs. Belaying is possible in a small clearing in the bushes.
Two rappels (60m) are needed to get down. The best way to go is to rappel to the ledge just below the summit. Between the two blocks there is an anchor with a ring for the second rappel.

Protection [Suggest Change]

Bolted (15), with fixed anchor.

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Hendrixson
Tucson, AZ
Hendrixson   Tucson, AZ
"Mike [Strassman] was best known for directing the 1988 video Moving Over Stone... the second-ever climbing video to hit the market. It went on to become the best-selling “rock video” of all time."

via: rockandice.com/lates-news/m…

I believe Scott Ayers also had a hand in the production but I am not positive on that point. Nov 21, 2013
Christian
Casa do Cacete
Christian   Casa do Cacete
Moving Over Stone #2 says "Photography - Scott Ayers" in the credits at end. I guess what would be called "cinematography" these days? Not sure about #1. Nov 22, 2013

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