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Routes in Motherlode Rock - North Face

Fun Police S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Grizzly Wizard T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Light The Fuse S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Nitroglycerine S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Powder Keg S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Short Fuse S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Smackdown S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Whiptail S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Sport, 40 ft
FA: Ricky Steele (as far as I know of)
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Shared By: Ricky Steele on Aug 27, 2017
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Start on Powder Keg, work your way up through the first 2 bolts, match the jug and traverse right over the outcropping and pull the Crux on Nitro G.

Heel hook and compression your way across the lip.


Route starts on Powder keg


5 bolts, bolted anchor


C Miller   CA  
Not a good idea to call this a sport route just because it is all bolted.

Falling at the 3rd bolt (the 2nd bolt on Nitroglycerine) will result in a bad fall back into the corner and onto the slab below. Sure it can be led but it can also be soloed, which is probably safer than leading it the way it is unless you just top-rope it.

Probably not worth adding a bolt as the two routes are so close together but will check it out and see. Sep 14, 2017

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