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A Drilling Experience S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Barnburner T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Barney Rubble, aka Birch Tree Crack T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Blank Man S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Chinese Freedom S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Cooler Than Ice S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Cooler Than Paradigm S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Do The Right Thing S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Foreign Affairs S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Go Between, The S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Gravity Heroes S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Insectaphobe S 5.14- 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Itch, The S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Jam and Jelly T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Jump Start S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Jump to Something Good S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Kelly's Arete S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Last Dance of a Fat Man S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Light My Fire S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Living All Over Me S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Longing for Miss Adonis S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Meet the Feebles S 5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Mississippi Burning S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
NSP S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
New Kids on the Rock S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Orange Marmalade S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
PTC (Present Time Consciousness) S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Paradigm Shift S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Paul's Boutique S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Preemptive Strike S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Pretty in Pink T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Relentless T,TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Right Touch S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Rock Pigs S 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Skooter Trash S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Soft Touch S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Spy Friction S 5.14- 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Squeeze Play S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Start of Something Good S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Super High Tech Jetfighter S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Toxic Art T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Vias, aka Godzilla S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
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Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: Kurt Hager
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Shared By: KurtH on Mar 9, 2015
Admins: Kris Gorny, Chris treggE

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Description

Previously overlooked, forgotten or just not considered, this is a new and fun line on good rock quality (at least by RW standards). This is the "easy" version of the open project left of NSP. A full value, atypical Red Wing climb with great movement throughout that progressively gets harder and harder.

Start on the Relentless crack (#3 Cam) to bypass the open project crux and enjoy cool moves exiting the crack. Traverse right to clip the 3rd bolt of the direct start (note that the direct start shares the first bolt with NSP). From here cruise up big 5.11 lock-offs on decent holds, catch your breath on two pockets, then charge into a crimpy, techy and powerful crux complete with a big ol' high step and heartbreaking deadpoint.


ALSO THE DIRECT START GOES AND SHOULD BE DONE!!! Maybe V9-10 crux...I've seen plenty of people strong enough in the gym to make it happen.

Location

Left of NSP

Protection

Bring one #3 Cam OR several pads and a really good spotter, plus 5 draws.

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randy baum
Minneapolis, MN
 
randy baum   Minneapolis, MN
 
a welcome addition. fun crux with enjoyable holds and pure movement. good entry-level for the grade, especially if you lack endurance. there are downsides to the climb, such as quality of rock and the less than direct nature of the line itself. no matter, many red wing routes share those distractors. new is new. enjoy it.

now, for that direct start. it is very thin, with a small gaston and a smaller crimp. bad feet, too. looks like v9. i'll give it a whirl and report back.

one last thing: one can stick click the first bolt, climb the crack and step over to the second bolt, then head up from there. this way, you do not need any trad gear. May 21, 2015
Chris treggE
Madison, Beersconsin
Chris treggE   Madison, Beersconsin  
AWESOME Mar 10, 2015