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Alpenheimer's S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Exterminator, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
MRE T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Unknown Sport Route S 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Type: Trad, 30 ft
FA: James Garrett and Jake Wayman 2009
Page Views: 504 total · 13/month
Shared By: Garret Nuzzo-Jones on Nov 29, 2014
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

A thin, shallow seam is the start of this route. Slabby feet and insecure tips jams make it a stout 5.8. Watch out for exfoliating holds. It opens up into a handcrack for the upper part of the route.

Location

Look for the piton in the flaring crack at the bottom of the route.

Protection

Has a single piton on the bottom part of the route. The start requires some small pro. I stuffed a 0 C3 in the initial crack and wished I had some small offset cams. As soon as the crack opens up it will take all sizes of gear up to a #2 camalot. Chain anchors on the top shared with MRE.

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