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Routes in 6. The Good Book

Adrian's Crack with Bush T,TR 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Atman / Brahman ? TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Cam's Cool Chimney T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
Cap'n Ahab T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Contortionist, The S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Crow's Nest Egg T,TR 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Getting Biblical T,TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gift of the Kneebar, The T,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Harpoon Me T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
I Am Time T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Krassy T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Meryl's Crack T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
My Climb is Ishmael T,TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Nephalim, The S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Prince Arjuna TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Rachel S,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Rebecca S,TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Scurvy the Ship Dog T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Sins of the Father, The TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Sins of the Son, The S,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Up the Slot T,TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Whalehunter T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Trad, TR, 60 ft
FA: Camilo Pavone, Jon Crefeld, 05/08/13
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Shared By: Norm Rasmussen on Apr 8, 2014
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Description

Exciting climb. Look for the recess, the route starts on the right hand side. Start up the mossy corner up to the roof, crux may be moving into the roof. Follow the improbable traverse out of the roof that is pretty spectacular.

Location

In the middle of the Good Book Wall, look for the obvious recess in the rock. CCC climbs the right side of the recess.

Protection

Standard Rack

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kenr
  5.6
kenr  
  5.6
Fun climb in an unusual rock configuration. The handholds for the two cruxy moves just before the roof, and the handholds for the traverse out from under the route were all wet -- but sufficiently positive that the climb was still do-able.

Exit from the traverse is also interesting (consider using handholds on both sides of the passage).

Doing it on Top-Rope without directional protection placements subjects to climber to a big swing if they fail on the hardest moves below the roof or at the start of the traverse. So consider in advance what the chance is that they might hit something if they swing.

Traverse seemed harder that than the traverse on Horseman in the Gunks, so a difficulty rating of 5.6 feels about right. May 28, 2015
Really fun, but it's definitely a dry season climb! Apr 8, 2014