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Routes in The Bunker

14:59 S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Apoca-Lips Now! S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Born on the 4th of July S 5.14b 8c 33 X+ 33 E9 7b
Charlie Don’t Surf S 5.14a/b 8c 33 X+ 33 E9 7b
First Blood S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Full Metal Jacket S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Fury S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Saigon S 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Smear Hunter, The S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Trooper S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Uncommon Valor S 5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Valkyrie S 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
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Type: Sport, 65 ft
FA: Mark Anderson
Page Views: 374 total · 10/month
Shared By: Monomaniac on Jul 6, 2015
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This varied line has everything—chimney stemming, a funky roof pull, cerebral friction climbing, and fun mantels, all capped off by a steep, pumpy, exposed finish. The rock is excellent throughout, with patches of yellow granite reminiscent of El Cap (the entire wall is a great El Cap slab simulator, with similar rock and climbing--techy, balancy and insecure). The crux involves a brief stretch of super burly underclinging against pure foot smears, and some will surely be put off by the faith-in-footwear it requires.

Begin with easy stemming up the short chimney. Head up and right over tiered roofs capped by an awkward and contorted lip pull. Step right around the corner to gain the slab, where a series of enjoyable mantel problems wander up and left, then back right, to reach the base of a diagonaling, flared, and bottoming crack. Balance up this dismal feature until you can reach better holds at the base of the overhanging headwall. Big cranks between jugs lead to the top.

Location

This is the second bolted line from the left on the West Face of the Bunker, beginning up a 15-foot tall chimney and then heading right over tiered roofs.

Protection

9 bolts to 2 bolt anchor.

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