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Amazon S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Be the Burn S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Black Bulge?, The S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Burning Point S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Control Burn S 5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Coyote Ugly S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Cryptobiotic S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Dacite Delight S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Final Countdown T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Flowrider S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Furiosa Project, The S 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c
Giggle Drops S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Latebloomer S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Steeper By the Dozen T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Up In Smoke S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: JJ Schlick, Wade Forrest
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Shared By: JJ Schlick on May 24, 2015
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Up In Smoke is the rather eye catching dihedral to the right of Giggle Drops, and gets it's name from the stunning white water streaks on the wall, which resemble plumes of smoke rising into the air.

Start below and just to the right of the upper dihedral, on some less than enjoyable stone, to the right of a thick black streak.Thankfully, only a few scrappy moves delivers you into good rock and the steeper goods.

The first crux comes in the dihedral, and there are two ways of doing it. Either way you get through the dihedral crux, you will finally get to an adequate shake before the next crux. A little toe tapping technical mastery, and a few scruffy holds will lead you to some welcomed jugs. One last boulder problem guards the angle break. A great shake at the break let's you eye up the final thought provoking and exposed climbing to the hanging anchors.


Right of Giggle Drops, left of Be the Burn




Joel Unema
Flagstaff, AZ
Joel Unema   Flagstaff, AZ
Want to add a bit more pump to this classic route? Hang a runner on the bolt above the bulge after the second crux (7th bolt i think). Traverse right from flat holds, clip the next bolt on Burning Point with another runner and finish up the pumpy overhang of Burning Point. A great linkup. Jul 17, 2015

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