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Routes in The Amphitheater

A day in the Wife S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Boo S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Chicken Choker S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Chicken dinner S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Chunder S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Free Ballin' S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Gilliwrinkle S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Lard S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Shiver me Timbers S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Soul Harvester S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Tractor Boy S 5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Tractor Girl S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Walking the Plank S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Whole Lotta Cotton S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Yellow Man S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
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Type: Sport, 70 pitches
FA: unknown
Page Views: 218 total · 15/month
Shared By: CritConrad on Jul 22, 2017
Admins: Mike Engle

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Description

Chicken dinner is a route that stops halfway and is comprised of huge moves on many drilled pockets in a steep permadrawed section of the cave. Unrelenting moves on drilled jugs, pockets, and edges lead to not-very-difficult crux moves before a final redpoint crux below the yellow rock in the cave. The route finishes at the 8th bolt. From here continuing onto the headwall it becomes chicken Choker (left, stays at about 13a) or Yellow Man (straight up, 13b)

Didn't feel like there was anything harder than maybe V3 on the whole, the challenge comes from linking it all together.

Location

starts the same as tractor boy but immediately goes straight up instead of out right.

Protection

all fixed draws

Photos

Chris Ketchum
  5.13a
Chris Ketchum  
  5.13a
Some consider Chicken Dinner to finish at the ninth bolt, in a large hole just beneath the roof. According to Sandy Epeldi's guidebook, there used to be an intermediate anchor here. Either way, the last bolt of climbing is mostly a jug haul. Jun 17, 2018

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