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Voodoo Potato Chips

5.10b PG13, Sport, 100 ft (30 m),  Avg: 2 from 1 vote
FA: First done as a TR climb by Keith Guillory & Jim Cohen. Later bolted with permission by Bill Gooch.
Texas > Enchanted Rock… > Main Dome > Center Wall
Access Issue: Rule changes for pets and trail closures 30 minutes after sunset Details

Description

Start on the lower angle 5.6 slab and continue up to the much steeper head wall. The crux is protected by the top two bolts. 5.8ish moves are found well above the last bolt as you approach the top anchors. Be aware that a fall anywhere near the top anchors could result in an ugly ledge strike. It is not uncommon to find bail biners on the top bolt.

Location

Located near the center of Center Wall, between Zig-Zag and Strawberry Jam. Follow the Lost Wall/Center Wall trail past the large triangular boulder that is Lost Wall. VooDoo Potato Chips starts behind the left side of the Lost Wall boulder.

Protection

3 bolts are found on the lower slab and 2 more are located on the headwall.There is a double bolted top anchor with rings to rap off of. A 60 meter rope will make it to the ground with very little to spare.

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Voodoo Potato Chips. The bolt locations are approximate. There is potential for a ledge strike from near the anchors.
[Hide Photo] Voodoo Potato Chips. The bolt locations are approximate. There is potential for a ledge strike from near the anchors.
Voodoo Potato Chips. Upper bolt locations are approximate. There is potential for a ledge strike from near the anchors.
[Hide Photo] Voodoo Potato Chips. Upper bolt locations are approximate. There is potential for a ledge strike from near the anchors.

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[Hide Comment] Happened upon this route and didn't know the whole line, so got to the ledge and didn't see the rest of the bolts. I used a bolt on the ledge from an adjacent route to lower off. The top of the first slab is not difficult but past the third bolt there is ~40 foot ground fall potential. It eases up about 5-8 feet past the third bolt. Can't speak to the crux but will go back and try it now that I know there are bolts and anchors up there. I 'd say the first slab is definitely 5.8+, not 5.6. Nov 19, 2019