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Routes in H. The SS Minnow

Salty Dog S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Skipper S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Swabbe S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Three Hour Tour S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Sport
FA: Eric Miller 2013
Page Views: 263 total, 10/month
Shared By: Jeff Edge on Oct 21, 2015
Admins: Chris treggE, Dave Hug

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Description

Start Left of a big tree on easy terrain, follow fun mega-jugs along a traverse for 3 or 4 bolts, then up the face to the shiny new chain anchor. Good times! Crux is probably somewhere on the face. Listed as 10b in the Daneshyar guide, but its probably easier than that. Significantly easier than three hour tour.

Location

Skipper is currently the only route on the face opposite the side with Three Hour Tour/Swabbe/Salty Dog. Also possible to access the anchor from any of the other routes on the SS Minnow.

Protection

7 bolts, and a nice tree to lean on by the second bolt. 2 bolt anchor. There isn't really a great way to make the traverse at the beginning of this super toprope friendly.

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Best route on the Minnow for sure. Make sure your belayer knows what they are doing once you get onto the slab face. Seen some sketchy catches... Apr 25, 2016
Bob Ruzich
  5.10a
Bob Ruzich  
  5.10a
A "must do" route if you are at the Minnow. The traverse is a blast and well protected followed by some nice slab climbing. Apr 23, 2016