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Black Mamba

5.13-, Sport, 90 ft,  Avg: 3 from 1 vote
FA: Evan Mathews
Arizona > Northern Arizona > Flagstaff Area > Mt Elden Crags > Middle Elden Ca… > Upper Middle El… > Lair

Description

The harder variation of the slash feature. Start as for Chalice of Malice but at the second bolt, make some difficult moves to climb into the seam to the right. Continue cruxing through the seam eventually joining up with Copperhead’s alcove and crux. Finish on Copperhead. A kneebar pad will come in handy. Stick clip the second bolt only on the start of Chalice of Malice.

Location

Starts in the obvious dihedral on the left side of The Lair. 

Protection

Bolts to anchors

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