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Routes in Alcatraz

Birdman S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Dope on a Rope S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Fatal Vision S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Flight Risk S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Man with a Wooden Leg S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
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Type: Sport, 85 ft
FA: Kipp Trummel 2014
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Shared By: Shirtless Mike on Oct 31, 2016
Admins: saxfiend, Jason Halladay, Shirtless Mike

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If you like technical face climbing up an arete than you will love this route. The bottom half climbs more like New River Gorge, than the Red River Gorge. Start up a thin flake system, traverse right above the first bolt and pull perplexing reachy moves to get established above. From here the climbing eases but remains perplexing and begins to get steeper. Finish up a steep jug haul, leaning way left to clip the bolts.

Probably the best climb at Alcatraz.


Far right side of the third sub-sector of this area. Look for the thin flake system leading to an arete. To the left is a currently red-tagged project. To the right is "The Motherland" 12d.


11 Bolts to Anchors


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andrew.reed   Louisville, KY
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