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Routes in Greatest Show Area

Back to Power T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Begoon/Artz Corner T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Big Top T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Blackened Tan S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Carny Crack T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Fruity Pants (AKA Porter's 12c) S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Greatest Show On Earth, The T 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Interpreting Intermission S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Just Another Pretty Face S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Mango Tango S 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Mighty Dog (aka Lavender Days) S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Pretty Faces Call Me Daddy S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Puppy Chow S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Ringmaster, The T 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Scratchy Biscuits T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Ziggerknot T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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Shared By: ChrisHau on Jun 26, 2017
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Access Issue: PARKING ALONG HIGHWAY 19 Details
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Start with the spicy beginning of Greatest Show, with the requisite 'kinda-shouldn't-fall' face. Build your gear nest at the base of the roof, then engage in the dead-horizontal roof crux of the Show.

Instead of tackling the golden dihedral, making a leftwards rising traverse with the use of some thoughtfully placed letterbox slots. Savor the victory lap of the delightfully juggy arete. Mantle it out and stroll right a couple of feet to the Greatest Show anchors.

An excellent outing in its own right, or as an intermediate step for the Greatest Show, particularly for those with more biceps than footwork.


Starts on Greatest Show on Earth, shares the roof crux, and then breaks off to the arete formed by the Puppy Chow buttress.


Rack to 0.75, with particular emphasis on finger sizes. 2 pins of very questionable integrity on the initial face.


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