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Routes in Equinox Gardens

Icarus in Flames T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a X
Spice Drops T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Suzy Triangles T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Venkman T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
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Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: 10/11/14
Page Views: 101 total · 2/month
Shared By: matt kane on Dec 21, 2014
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description [Suggest Change]

This section of the wall looked good for a few visits. I got on it, it was way loose, and I squeezed up a small crack to safety. On the way down, I was cleaning some gear, pulled my weird rope line to move back to the left to get off a small ledge, and rocks broke. I leapt, pulling a nut, and due to my having jockeyed some gear, my next cam that held me from tumbling down the hill still allowed me to fall almost 30 feet into a boulder field of quartz, rhodonite, and wild rose bushes. It resulted in major traumatic brain injury on impact. I am only here now due to my helmet.

Location [Suggest Change]

This is on the left side of Equinox (the west side is very loose in places).

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Nuts and cams. You may as well toprope project the area first. There is lots of loose stuff.



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