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Callan's Crack T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Cradle of Liberty S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Departed S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Hayden House S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Paul Revere S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Tea Party S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
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Type: Sport, 120 ft
FA: B. Scott
Page Views: 283 total · 21/month
Shared By: Ben Scott on Apr 17, 2017
Admins: Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Leo Paik, John McNamee

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Cradle of Liberty is a stunning line up an epic swath of orange and white streaked granite. It is one of the best routes in the canyon I have ever seen, complete with some of the most unique hole/pocket features I've ever seen on granite. This is a true 40 meter outing that will test your mental and physical abilities across the board.

Start by climbing Hayden House with two ropes or both ends of a single 70m rope. At the Hayden House anchor, drop one rope and continue onto the Cradle with your remaining 70m or 80m rope clipped into the anchor and first bolt. Traverse right until you can start the first crux moving into and out of the large, undercling flake. Pumpy climbing leads to the middle crux which revolves around a huge move to a slopey gaston followed by another reach or jump to a massive double pocket feature. Airy 5.12 climbing leads up to a rest before the final crux bulge. A tricky gaston sequence leads into two slopey crimps that guard the final jugs and the run to the anchor.

This route is amazing, and I don't think I will ever get tired of climbing on it.

Location [Edit]

It is on the right side of the Orange Wall.

Protection [Edit]

9 bolts + 2-bolts anchor (18 bolts + 2-bolt anchor if you include Hayden House).

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