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Routes in Lonely Challenge Area

Broken Dreams T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Eddy of Life T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Eternal Flow S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Gnawing on the Rind T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Lone Man Running T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Notch Arête, The T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Potato Chip, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Rubbing it Raw S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Slab, The T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Watermelon Tetris S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Zen and the Art T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Type: Trad, 90 ft
FA: Brent Barghahn 4/2017
Page Views: 357 total, 49/month
Shared By: Brent Barghahn on Apr 18, 2017
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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The Potato Chip is a wild thin flake perched up the gully from Hollow Man. Novel macro laybacking and crispy thin jugs make this route a neat little adventure. Just don’t pull too hard on this chip!

Starting at a belay bolt, head up a short broken finger crack. Once you reach the flake, pull around the left side to a bolt. Punch it straight up the flake to a wide hands piece, then two more bolts higher up the flake. A wild hand traverse at the top leads to two bolts and chains.


Head up the right side of the talus field as for Lonely Challenge proper. Just before the gully pinches down, traverse left across the talus to ledge systems below the obvious stance. Scramble up to a belay bolt at a nice exposed perch.

20 minutes


3 lead bolts, single rack to 3, stoppers. Two bolt anchor with chains.