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Black Narcissist S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Captain Tombstoner S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Choking Lois S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Fortress of Solitude S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Gettin' Rich S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Jesus Christ Super Jew S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Jesus Christ Super Man S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Luthor S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mining Space Rocks S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Poking Lois S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Selling Air S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Solid Gold Secret Sauce S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Type: Sport, 100 ft
FA: Mike Snyder, 2013
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Shared By: Mike Snyder on May 29, 2013
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Clip an anchor ring at the end of JCSM and continue up the bulge for 6 more clips. The intial steepest section has the best and deepest pockets. The route is continually demanding without ever being to cruxy. There aren't really any good rests so you have to just keep going. This may be only .12+ but seems, like Esplanada, to be cummulatively .13a.


Climb Jesus Christ Super Man .10a and continue out the steep bulge. Just to the right of Black Narcisist .12b/c


15 bolts and sport anchor


Chris. T.  
This route is named 'Super Fortress' in the latest edition of the Huey guidebook. It is an instant classic that should not be overlooked. 5.10- crack climbing past a big, sketchy flake, gets you to the base of the beautiful headwall. 50 feet of pumpy climbing, on great stone, with marginal rests, guards the upper anchor.

This route will stretch your 60 meter rope. Tie a knot in the end!!

Another great Mike Snyder route. Thanks Mike! Aug 24, 2015
Taylor Spiegelberg
Lander & Sheridan, Wyoming
Taylor Spiegelberg   Lander & Sheridan, Wyoming
Amazing climbing that flows perfectly. Metropolis delivers. Thanks for this gem Mike! Aug 6, 2017

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