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Arachnophobia S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Black Powder Express S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Chosswrangler's Crack V3 6A PG13
Chris Hanger S,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Engineer 1872 T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Falling Finger, The S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Fly Flies S,TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Footwork Footsmerk S,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
James Brown's Funky Railway Ride S,TR 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Memorial Route, The S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Soul Train S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Trad, TR, 50 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Eli on Jun 24, 2015
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall

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This route starts up the right start of Footwork Footsmerk, and continues up the blocky dihedral to a set of bolted anchors. The Crux is low, and if you're leading it the gear could get rather run out up top. This route is probably best to top rope.

A much variation of this route is to stay to the left of the blocky dihedral, and not use any of the holds on it for your hands or feet. This likely pushes the grade up to 5.9+ and is a wonderful slab route on its own.


This is the second set of anchors on the right side of the cut if you come in from the trail. Best identified by the blocky, left facing, dihedral.


Single bolt for the low crux, standard rack to the top. Best to top rope.


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Alan Emery
Lebanon, NH
Alan Emery   Lebanon, NH
Though the bolts are not there, a couple of trad pieces will protect you well enough. I don't see this as PG-13. Aug 1, 2017