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B-52 T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Bamboozled T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Bat's Ass T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Bloody Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Catch Me Now I'm Falling T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
Chaos Out of Control T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Dinkus Dog T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Enigma, The T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Fat Dog T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
First Return T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gemini Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Good Intentions T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Left Up T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Legacy, The T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Lichen or Not T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Mettle Detector T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Parachute Woman T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Rat's Ass T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Right Up T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Second Coming T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Sentry Box Ledge Direct T,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
Short Man's Sorrow T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Slug, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Southender T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Unfinished Concerto T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Windwalker T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Zodiac T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Mike McCormick
Page Views: 390 total, 10/month
Shared By: Mike Reardon on Sep 22, 2014
Admins: Ryan Williams, Aaron Parlier, Steve Lineberry

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Description

A bit of a one move wonder but worth doing if you are climbing B-52. Crux is right after the 20' crack, manteling on slopers just right of the tree island.

Location

Begins right of the B-52 P1 slab at a 20'crack, climbing right of a tree island.

Protection

Standard NC Rack. Rap from tree far left at 70 ft. if you are not continuing on B-52

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Minor historical note: The Slug does not exist! Sometime in the early 80's, a friend and I tried to push a new line up the obvious features on the steeper right side of the B-52 buttress. After maybe 30' and sliming my hand on a slug in the crack, the climbing became too run out (for me, anyway), so I simply escaped left onto the lower angled B-52 face. Soon after, Whitney Heuermann remedied the short run out with a bolt, finished to the top with a second pitch, and named the climb Fly By. Jan 16, 2015
TJ Souther
Brevard, NC
TJ Souther   Brevard, NC
I also started there when I climbed it, but next time I'm up that way I may try it from the fly by crack, it looks like it might be more engaging that way Nov 3, 2014
Mike Reardon  
 
I started on the left lower angle crack on the face of the buttress, keeping that tree island about 5-10 feet to my left. I am sure you could start on the Fly By crack as well. Nov 1, 2014
TJ Souther
Brevard, NC
TJ Souther   Brevard, NC
Does this start on the crack on the face of the buttress or the big chimney crack on the right side that Fly By follows? The old Kelley guide says to start this route on Fly By and look for an exit to the left but that topo in the book looks sort of unclear Oct 30, 2014