Type: Sport, 55 ft
FA: Kristofer Fiore, Max Forbes, Luke Barns
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Shared By: Kris Fiore on May 23, 2015
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Description

One of the better beginner sport routes at Upper. Better than it appears from the ground! It's recommended to belay from the top.

The first move can be 5.8 or 5.10 so if you find yourself cursing a lot check your beta. :)

Make a tricky move to get off the ground and gain a nice jug. After the second bolt make a few committing moves to a good hold before traversing right and up on a big rail. Finally, cruise up an atypical slabby schist face on excellent rounded rock to a huge sloping belay ledge with a two-bolt anchor directly below Doug the Subway Fugitive.

Location

Start at a line of glue-in bolts about 50' left of Fresh Meat.

Protection

Fully bolted although the short final 3rd class section up to the anchors is unprotected. Very easy terrain although a fall from this point would prove painful.

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Solid climb, nice warm up for fresh meat or paradox. There is a large(4'x2'?) piece of loose rock to the right of the climb about eight or ten feet off the ground. Not part of the climb, but my climber kicked it on the way down and it had A LOT of play to it. Oct 25, 2017
Cidamon GD
woodbury
  5.7+
Cidamon GD   woodbury
  5.7+
the loose rock has been removed. Careful on rappel as there are more large bricks waiting to fall on your belayer. Jun 20, 2018