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Exploding Energy Shard T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Plague of Flies S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Reality Check S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: Paul Humphrey
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Shared By: Lurker on Jan 20, 2015
Admins: Rick Shull, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Excellent, slightly under-vertical climbing on well-featured stone. Tide-dependent, the bottom 2 bolts get ocean spray at high tide. About as an aesthetic position for a climb as you'll find anywhere.

Location

On the west face, scramble around the left side if coming from the Main Wall. Basically on the ocean.

Protection

6 bolts, anchors.

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Great route! Noticed quite a few of the 316 stainless glue-ins mixed in with the new titanium bolts (which are greatly appreciated!) are already showing signs of corrosion with rust leaching into the epoxy. Why was SS mixed in with Ti--cost, I'm assuming? Replacing those is going to suck. Jul 2, 2017
Matthias Holladay
Shiprock, Navajolands
Matthias Holladay   Shiprock, Navajolands
Gaining TR-access to these west face routes and others is the reason I climbed E.E.S.
We used to call the easiest line above the sea (this looks like it)Salty Lips. So, the FLA (First Lead Ascent) goes to Paul, the FA to myself and Dan Hatfield. Jul 9, 2015