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Routes in The Mortuary

Coroner, The T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Crypt, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Dirt Nap T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Hatchet Job T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Plant Food T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Under the Knife T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: Gillett & Bodnar, 2007
Page Views: 215 total, 5/month
Shared By: JFM on Jun 17, 2014
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Two "cracks" (the left is hardly a crack per se) converge midway up the face into a single crack with finger pods in just the right places, though they may be protected by young roses. This crack continues past a pine-tree stump to a rounded top-out with a good hand jam. Horizontal / angling cracks exist where you need them.

Start on the lower left, move up to the left crack before getting into the dirty right crack. Follow the crack to the top. If the tree-stump isn't "on," it ought to be.

Location

Walk along the base of The Mortuary past The Crypt and two closely-spaced bolted lines on an edge. Look for a beautiful blank slab, then an angled arête. Hatchet Job is just around the corner.

Protection

Small stoppers to #3 WC (#2 BD) with emphasis on finger-sized cams.

Fight past a bush at the top of the route to access the chains. You can TR the adjacent route, "The Undertaker" from here.

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