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Routes in Alcohol Wall South

Another Round S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Barfly Blues S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Blitzed S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Brown Baggin S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Climbing While Intoxicated S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Get Shorty S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
London Fog S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Meat Market S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Plate Techtonics S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Power Play S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Public Intoxication T,S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Spinal Spasms T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Twisted S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Sport, 55 ft
FA: Andy Mayer, Cliff Walker 4/11/1996
Page Views: 390 total · 6/month
Shared By: Bob Broilo on Aug 30, 2013
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description

The rock resembles the plates on a turtle shell, hence the name. The route uses creative moves and varied techniques to reach the big shelf above the second bolt, then jugs up and left to the anchor. Crux is moving past the second bolt.

Location

In between the easy toprope to the left and two newer bolted routes to the right on the prow between Alcohol South and Alcohol walls. Start in a small alcove with nice plate-shapes in the rock.

Protection

4 bolts and chain anchor. Be careful clipping the first (or use a stick clip). Big runout between bolts 2 and 3 with groundfall potential but pretty easy low angle moves.

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