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Routes in Roadside Hide aka Cardiac Cliff

All Thumbs TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Cardiac Arete TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
Corner, The TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Crack, The TR 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
First Pillar TR 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
French Fried Knuckle Buster TR 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
French Fried Spider Web TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Ish or the Er. aka French Fried Frog Legs, The TR 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Muscrat Love TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Practice Crack TR 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a X
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Type: TR
FA: Jadian
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Shared By: Muscrat on Jun 15, 2015
Admins: Aron Quiter, Muscrat, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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The roadside crag has been "discovered" by numerous parties, some before bolting, some after. But until Paul Bernard's great book "Rock climbs of Northeast California" few knew of names of routes or FA's in the area. Hence many names for the same route.
French Fried Knuckle Buster is a case in point. A few un-named guys got together and did all the lines here, naming everything "French Fried....". No one remembers why, just happened.
The line goes straight up through 3 mini roofs, with at least 2 dynos and as many lock off dead points. Named for the busted knuckles you might get if you blow the last big dyno. He did.


Center of the "First Pillar". Best to extend the chains a little with a runner, draws, etc.





Named when the FA broke open the knuckles of his right hand 'demonstrating' how to do it. Jul 31, 2015

Be careful topping this one out, the chains hang well below the lip, and if topping out it is possible to take one backwards and upside down, hitting the roof with ones head. Jul 31, 2015

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