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Routes in Neanderthal Cave

Breaking Bad S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Devo S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Diva S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dweezil S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Left Out T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Protruding Forehead T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Sub Dude S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Type: Sport, 95 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Benjaminadk on Jun 12, 2013
Admins: Jim Lawyer

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Climb through three overhangs. There are a couple holds that are tough to see until committed. Once on the slab at roughly mid route do not trend left, stay basically straight. (This bolt is impossible to see from below) Now the route crosses Devo at a silver bolt and climbs through steep juggy terrain(follow the black bolts)to the anchors.


Begins a few feet right of Devo. This route has black bolt hangers.




I'd give this one at least one more star than what Lawyer/Haas have on the website. The three bulges are tough enough for the grade, but the work isn't over until you clip the anchor. Lots of climbing: 13 bolts, a couple of which are best clipped with 2ft slings. Aug 30, 2013
Robert Hall
North Conway, NH
Robert Hall   North Conway, NH  
I'll add an "AMEN" to the above comment and grade....and I just 'fooled around' on the headwall part (where Diva and Devo cross). The Diva (black bolts) climbing had a pretty thin move; i.e. not just "jug away". Jun 3, 2014
The bottom is pretty loose. I was pretty worried about dropping a block onto my belayer. The falls at almost all of the bottom 5 bolts seem pretty bad (ankle breakers) if you take them, but thankfully the climbing is easier down low.

The top is much cleaner and better. May 6, 2016
Oak Nelson
Oak Nelson   NJ
12 bolts + 2 anchors Oct 1, 2017

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