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Hanged Man, The S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Magus S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Seven of Cups S 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Mike Strassman, Jackie Carroll
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Shared By: Orphaned on Mar 9, 2014
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Mostly moderate climbing to a crux reaching the last bolt and then getting established on the flake.

Location

Climbs the center of the pillar.

Protection

6 bolts

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Randy in Ridgecrest
Inyokern, CA
  5.11a
Randy in Ridgecrest   Inyokern, CA
  5.11a
Pretty light for a 5.11a, but, the traverse crux is 11a. If you climb the bolt line you will go into a logical crux sequence through the top 2 bolts - it's strict and there isn't any "bail" you could pretend is on route. The 11a variation is hard to read, and you could argue it's a bail, if you are a geometric purist. The obvious straightup variation at the last bolt is 11+ in the guides but I've yet to run into anyone that has pulled it.

It's not listed here but the bolted line to the left has a straightup 10a variation that's decent. Nov 8, 2014
Russ Walling
www.FishProducts.com
  5.10
Russ Walling   www.FishProducts.com
  5.10
Somewhat contrived at the top where the routes collide. You could force the grade by staying in the middle area, but literally 7 inches away are good holds on either side of the "line".

Fun enough if you don't care what route you climbing/encroaching on. Only the forced version is 5.11 Mar 10, 2014