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Air China T 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Born to Be Wild T 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Bush Remedy T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Clam Digger T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Clam Digger "Direct" T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Dancing with Dragons T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Dawn Chimney, The T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Decepticon T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Ding Dong Goes To USA T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Don't Be A Pussy T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
Dungeons and Dragons T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Faraway Corner T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Funky Dan, The T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Men In Tights T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Morass T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Orange Crescent T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Over the Rainbow T 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Screaming at the Faraway Corner T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Screaming at the Moon (half) T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Staircase of the Elves T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Swan Song T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Yellow Brick Road Rage (YBRR, full route) T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Zhoulei's Flake T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Trad, 35 ft
FA: FA: Mike Dobie FFA: Raul Sauco
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Shared By: Brandon Gottung on Nov 25, 2015
Admins: Bob Moseley, Dan Flynn, Nate Ball

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Description

Ding Dong Goes to USA is much more fun than the 2-star rating would suggest. The rock in the lower third of the route is hollow yet strong and the pitch is short but the climbing is memorable and challenging. Highly recommended if you've already done the more classic routes in the area.

3 meters of fun bush climbing to reach the base of a shallow corner that starts with fingers and tapers down to a less-than-tips crux at the top.

Location

30m right of Clam Digger, Ding Dong Goes to USA is the shallow left-facing corner that thins to a very shallow, tips corner. A a small tree 2 meters up the route makes it hard to see.

Protection

Nothing bigger than a .4 camalot. Double zeros protect the crux. Medium and small nuts are great.

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