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Batwings T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Batwings Direct S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Behold T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Delay of Game S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
No Parking T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
Norma's Book T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Pave Paradise T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Road Rage T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Solo Mission T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Solstice S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Suburban Sprawl T,S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Suprise T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: Duane Ackerman
Page Views: 242 total · 12/month
Shared By: Roy Suggett on Oct 11, 2016
Admins: grk10vq, Mike Engle

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Description [Edit]

Somebody wanted to do good. However, we could not find a reasonable 8 move but did find too many misplaced bolts and the anchor too low. After gaining the large tree ledge clip the bolt and make the only 7 move on rounded smears.

Location [Edit]

Far left on the Parking Lot West Wall and just left of Giggles

Protection [Edit]

Five bolts (only two needed) the rest is BD .75 and below. Bring runners to mitigate the drag over large ledges. The rap has a tendency to toss you off left.

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The 2016 Bingham shows this route as 5.9, two stars. It is more like 5.7-ish, and not recommended, not worth the trouble. As noted above, it has poorly located bolts (odd locations), and ends in kind of a strange place - below what would seem to be the more logical conclusion. Oct 12, 2016
I added the route information directly from the FA person, just before press time. No, this is not an A-list route, but I suspect plenty of folks will enjoy it, especially when nearby routes are occupied. Oct 2, 2017

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