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Routes in The Citadel

Biltong Rides Tornado S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Blood Brother S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Citadel of Hope, The S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Fat Boys Skip School S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Fun Planet S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Funk Soul Brother S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Paladin S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Right About Now S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Tel Aviv Miracle S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
West of Hell S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Wide Awake Zombie S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Greg Collins, 1991
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Shared By: Mr. Stevens on Nov 8, 2016
Admins: Mike Snyder

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Description

If I were from Boston, I'd describe this route as being wicked awesome. Since I'm not, I'll just say that it's a fantastic, sustained pitch on some great stone.

Follow good, but spaced, crimps and pockets up the beautiful pink and purple streak. I felt that the crux proper was going from bolt 3-4 and involved a difficult cross through move from a good side pull to a sinker 2-finger pocket. However, I felt there was no real 'easy' move on the entire route.

Rest as well as you can between bolts 5-6, because there's a stout boulder problem to reach the chains over the bulge, which will result in some BIG air if you blow it.

Location

Starts just to the (climbers) right of a small tree, in-between "Right About Now" and "Paladin".

Protection

6 bolts

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