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Fanfare for the Common Man T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Groovy Guru T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Hungry, Hungry Hippos T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Pop-Sickle T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Rick’s Root T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Smells Like Fir T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Stihl Cleaning T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Tastes Like Chicken T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Total StinkEye, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Trad, 45 ft
FA: C. Small, K. Henshaw
Page Views: 108 total, 2/month
Shared By: Mark van Eijk on Jul 6, 2013
Admins: Nate Ball, Kate Lynn

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Description

Like many of the routes in this area "tastes like chicken" follows a series of discontinuous cracks separated by restful ledges. Starts with a few cruxy moves into a wide hands crack, a quick rest, then a burly-looking offwidth for 15 feet (easier than it looks, the crack is highly featured). Finishes on perfect hands. Could be great preactice for wide technique if you ignore the features in the crack.

Location

on the far right side of the crag, look for the wide crack about 15 feet up.

Protection

gear .5-5" (a #4 camalot is perfectly adequate to protect the off-width if necessary).

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