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Type: Sport, 100 ft
FA: Jeffrey Thomas, Pam Neal, & Ben Chapman (07-17-14)
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Shared By: Benjamin Chapman on Jul 17, 2014
Admins: jt512, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Begin climbing up a wide smooth crack-like feature with large cobbles and pockets. Climb to a high first bolt above the depression and continue up the apron to the base of the headwall. Move up and left on the ramp dto nice pockets on the steep bulging headwall. Climb the bulging headwall on shallow pockets and exciting features. Once above the bulge move up the featured slab to the arête. Gain the broad arête and move up and left to the anchor.dg

Location

Begin at the narrowest portion of the corridor below a left leaning crack-like feature. The start is 15 feet downhill from the large bush below a large depression in the east wall of the Corridor.

Protection

12 bolts & 2-ring Fixe anchor.
Benjamin Chapman
Small Town, USA
  5.10b
Benjamin Chapman   Small Town, USA
  5.10b
As is typical of Texas Canyon holds break and routes continue to evolve. Recently, a large inclusion which provided a very positive handhold, at the crux, broke and has left a shallow divot thus making "Bilbo Surfs Galveston" a notch harder. Jan 9, 2015
alex carey
Los Angeles, CA
  5.10b
alex carey   Los Angeles, CA
  5.10b
Belay might wanna wear a helmet. A cobble the size of my fist broke off while stepping on it 2/3 the way up. Sep 11, 2017
Benjamin Chapman
Small Town, USA
  5.10b
Benjamin Chapman   Small Town, USA
  5.10b
As stated in the main Texas Canyon page: Use of a helmet can not be overemphasized, especially for belayers. It's Texas Canyon...use of a helmet and body armor by belayers should be expected. Sep 11, 2017
Matt Janse
Rancho Cucamonga
 
Matt Janse   Rancho Cucamonga
 
Really nice long route. Probably my favorite of the day. It was nice meeting Chapman and Draper while visiting TC back in December. Jan 19, 2018

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