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Kleenex S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Rug Doctor S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Undertow S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
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Type: Sport, 65 ft
FA: Matt Fritz
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Shared By: bheller on Aug 4, 2014
Admins: Mike Engle

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Description [Edit]

The wall's namesake route. Good but not great. A thin and powerful boulder problem above the third bolt is the routes hardest move, but expect the middle section to be quite sustained and shoulder intensive. Small feet and a flurry of thin crimps, shallow pockets and underclings make this this route technical and powerful- it feels hard for 12c. A great rest is found before the final bouldery moves that lead to the anchor. It seemed the chains were placed in a bad spot...I had to clip them from way left of the anchor leaning off a left hand pocket with small feet and a lot of body tension. Some holds have been chipped or enhanced.

Location [Edit]

Right side of the Undertow wall but not the farthest right route...start off the left side of the big hollow flake (chest high) standing on the log to reach a high starting pocket with the left hand.

Protection [Edit]

Bolts (6 or 7?) to quick clips

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