Type: Sport, 80 ft (24 m)
FA: Dave McRae 9/9/2018
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Shared By: Dave McRae on Oct 11, 2018
Admins: Kevin MP, Nate Ball, Micah Klesick

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Description

Higher Messiah is an extension or second pitch to the 5.10 base route, Leper Messiah.  It links into a single pitch from the ground, creating a 20 bolt, 165 ft. mega-pitch with the 5.11 crux near the top.  

Caution:  At mid-height it crosses a nearly unavoidable and mysteriously attached large block.  A two hour cleaning session with a crowbar produced the current, seemingly solid configuration (Oct. 2018).  Tread lightly. Geologic time includes now.  

Location

Start on Leper Messiah and continue straight up the second pitch.

Protection

9 bolts as a second pitch, or 20 clips for the full link-up.

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