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Adventurous 9904 S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Bits and Pieces S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Chalk Therapy S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Chalk Wave S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Confused and Disfigured S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Cryptesthesia S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Earth Tone T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Fall For Anything S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
My Little Pony S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Of Wolf And Man T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
Pocket Pool S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Pony Up S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Stained S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Stand for Something S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Thieves Like Us S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Unforgiven Variation S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Wherever I May Roam S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Why Art Thou? S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Sport, 95 ft
FA: Jim Ablao, Ted Stahl 2002
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Shared By: Bryan Hall on Aug 9, 2013
Admins: Nate Ball, Micah Klesick

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Follow a mixture of knobs, jugs, and positive crimps from a balancy start in a stemming corridor to a vertical haul of a finish up a water streak.


Move climbers right past My Little Pony 5.5 around a large boulder. The route starts between the boulder and the wall.


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Bryan Hall
Portland, Oregon
Bryan Hall   Portland, Oregon
It should be noted that the left side of this route brushes up against poor rock. Care is advised in order to prevent pulling any of the larger stuff down on your belayer until the rock cleans up a bit. Aug 9, 2013
Micah Klesick
Kalamazoo, MI
Micah Klesick   Kalamazoo, MI  
Thieves Like Us is one of the better 5.10+ climbs at Smith IMO. Fairly sustained sections with some great softball sized slopers popping out at random times to take a break on. Pretty steep, and long. I didn't find any loose rock on the route, so it appears to have cleaned up. Oct 19, 2014
Got on this with friends yesterday and it was generally agreed that it was the best route we did. The consistent feature size across variable angles marks a distinct and interesting contrast to Fall For Anything right next to it.

There are several places where the crust's surface rang with that distinctive hollow 'tock tock tock' when tapped, including the jugs at the start of the easy section. Noticed also a big dinner plate that could be levered off by a strong finger, though not in a position it's likely to be... Otherwise solid.

If you liked Cozmos and Screaming Yellow Zonkers, get on this! Aug 14, 2017
1Eric Rhicard
1Eric Rhicard   Tucson
I would give it 3 stars had the rock been a little better. Jun 17, 2018

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