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Aperture S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Bear Trap S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Bear's Lair S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Buzz Kill S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Fight Club S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Hurl S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Peer Pressure S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
WTF S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
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Type: Sport
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Shared By: Kelley Gilleran on Jul 12, 2013
Admins: Aron Quiter, Kyle Bishop, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Bouldery moves. Like v3ish.

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First overhanging line right of Bears Lair 5.9

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Marek Hajek
Reno, NV
  5.11b
Marek Hajek   Reno, NV
  5.11b
This route is no gimme. I got punished by it the first couple of times I lead it. First, I thought it was at least 11d, but then after a few laps, once we knew how to do the difficult and reachy crux, I and the party I was with, agreed that it is around the 11a/b(more b than a) rating. The Bear's Lair offers routes that are definitely of an overhanging, weird side pulls and body positions, climbing style. The route Bear Trap definitely has a pronounced crux at the third bolt. It will feel harder for short people - the crux involves a long reach.
Also, I tightened the nut on the third bolt using my fingers as good as I could. It was almost entirely spun out. Jun 4, 2017

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