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Arch, The T C2
Bates Route T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Curiosity S 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Easier Said Than Done T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Edge, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
El Rayo X T,TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Exorcist T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Friend of the Devil T 5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Heat Wave T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Homebase T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Lycra Sanction T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Maximum Heat T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Pretty Flake, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Speckman's T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b R
Squeeze Play T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Sympathy for the Devil T,TR 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: Bob Bates
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Shared By: Eli on Nov 27, 2017
Admins: BDalhaus, Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall

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Ascend blocky ledges through a lower angle left leaning dihedral. This fun romp comes to a halt when you reach a strange section where you will either have to exit the dihedral and do a slab move with out right, or grovel in a strange sideways position past a weird offwidth that tries it's hardest to spit you out.
Finish the weirdness and clip a two bolt chain anchor to lower off. This anchor can also be used to toprope Speckman's.


30 feet to the right of Speckmans, this is the left trending offwidth/ramp above that wall.


Single rack to 4, though a 5 fits nicely in the cruxy bit.


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Robert Hall
North Conway, NH
Robert Hall   North Conway, NH  
Why do I suspect Bob Bates led the FA on this route. Don't know who he was?...look him up. Nov 30, 2017
Eli   GMC3500…(mountaineer)

For anyone who was curious. Nov 30, 2017

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