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Absolutely Billy T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Absolutely Brilliant S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Batmans Nightmare T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Blue Cab T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Boot Hill S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Cheap Shot T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Clown Car T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Corrugation Corner T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Crash Landing T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Cross Town Traffic T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Dead Pool, The T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Dragon Back S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Eeyore's Enigma T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Epitaph T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Freak Show T 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
North Country T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
North Face Route T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Power Lust S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Purple Haze T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
R.I.P. S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Silly Willy Crack T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Stem Meister T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Thunder Struck T 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Tombstone Terror T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Traveler Buttress T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Under The Big Top T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Wall Flower T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Yankee Dog T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Youthful Exuberance T,S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Type: Trad, 90 ft
FA: Jay Smith, Paul Crawford (1982)
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Shared By: Salamanizer suchoski on Dec 3, 2014
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Seasonal Raptor Closure Details

Description

Begin climbing up an often dirty broken up series of cracks to gain access to the shallow corner system above. Follow the cracks to a steep bulge where stemming and perfect hand jambs lead you to the anchors.

Location

The start of Cheap Shot is located about 30ft to the right of Yankee Dog. Look for some broken up, dirty, and easy wide cracks that lead to a shallow right facing corner. This route is not that obvious until you're up climbing it, nor is it well traveled, but it's a worthy route for the adventurous climber breaking into the 5.10 range.

Protection

Cams, .4" - 2"

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caughtinside
Oakland CA
 
caughtinside   Oakland CA
 
Cheap shot is mostly a plumb line with zero fixed gear. I recall the first pitch of north face having a bolt a pin or two and doing some wacky step right under a roof before turning it. It also had some loose stuff on it. Both are likely mungy. They only start like 15' apart I think. Jun 5, 2015
MisterCattell Cattell
South Lake Tahoe, Ca
MisterCattell Cattell   South Lake Tahoe, Ca
I think I might have done this line today, believe that I was on North Country. We ended up trundling one of these death blocks, and I never saw any of these blocks with tat which Caughtinside describes. Crux came at a small roof, but again, I really have no idea what I climbed this afternoon. Jun 3, 2015
caughtinside
Oakland CA
 
caughtinside   Oakland CA
 
I scrubbed this corner out 3 seasons ago looking for an FA but my dreams were crushed when I found the rusty Lost Arrow. Jay Smith told me he didn't remember leaving a pin but that the old 1986 white guidebook had an accurate drawing of the route, so I figured it was cheap shot once I took a second look.

Route is really quite cool and climbs steeper than it looks on great fingers. There are two scary loose blocks on it that are obvious but easy to climb around. They are a little wedged and I was unable to clean them. The route probably has less than 10 ascents. Maybe 5. Fairly safe, fingers cams are the key. Slung blocks on a ledge you can rap off, or continue up to the North Face scoop. Dec 4, 2014