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American Crack T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
American Wall T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
Battlement, The T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Bedtime for Bonzo T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Blue Runner T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Bombs Bursting T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Bonzo's Revenge T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Calypso I T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Calypso II T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Calypso III T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Fading Memory T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Fortress Grunges T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Get Outta My Way T 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c R
Horny Bitch T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Lost in Space T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Party Time T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Route 48 T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Scratch Your Face T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Serpent T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Snake T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Thunder Chicken T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Turret, The T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Where Lizards Dare T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a A2
Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: Aron Boyles, 2000
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Shared By: Jonathen LaFontaine on Mar 31, 2015
Admins: saxfiend, Jason Halladay, Shirtless Mike

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Description

This is an awesome and fun hand/fist roof crack. It felt hard (or just really physical) for the grade but it is the RRG. Start on a steep jug haul with good gear to gain a small ledge, before entering the roof crack. Rest, then jump into the crack with bomber hand and fist jams and a jesus jug inside the crack. Once you pull onto the small ledge at the roof lip you will want to yell "Brawk!" to any nearby climbers. You are the Thunder Chicken.

Location

Climb Calypso II to gain the party ledge below Thunder Chicken. Be warned that the ledge above Calypso II is sandy, dirty and has loose talus.

Protection

A couple stoppers for the start, BD #2's & #3's (maybe a #4) for the crack.

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