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Routes in Crackhouse Alley

420 S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Barley and Hops T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Beefcake T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Captain Disco S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Catholic Boat, The T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Dirty Crack Whore T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Electroglide S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Elephant Ear S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Haasenpfeffer S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Hickedelic Jazz Grass S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Interorectogestion S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Meatcake S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Milquetoast S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Old School T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Straight to the Hops T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Strong Men Also Cry S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
T-Rex S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
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Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 188 total · 8/month
Shared By: Gokul on Nov 28, 2016
Admins: TylerKC

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Description

This route climbs straight up from the arete just left of Barley and Hops and continues up the face above. After a bouldery start, the grade eases to 5.7ish climbing with just enough pro every now and again. The lack of information, lichen covered holds, and sporadic pro made this feel a little more adventurous than the grade would suggest.

Note: I'm not sure if this route already exists under a different name somewhere, but I couldn't easily find anything on it. Please comment below or contact me if you have any information about this line.

Location

This is a few feet before the property line fence where Hickadelic Jazzgrass goes up. It starts on the rounded arete just left of Barley and Hops and goes straight up from there (see picture). B & H presumably traverses left and joins this line above the dihedral roof.

Protection

Finger to hand sized cams and a set of stoppers. The gear isn't great, but it's there. The route finishes left of the anchors for 420 - step right and clip them. Some cordelette will allow you to redirect the anchor over the ledge so it's better positioned for a top-rope or to rap.

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