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Twist of Cain

5.12b, Sport, 70 ft (21 m),  Avg: 3.8 from 4 votes
FA: A. Miller 9/2019
New Mexico > Santa Fe Area > Diablo Canyon > Eden Canyon > E of Eden


This wild line has several challenging sections. Starts up a steep corner, traverse left using generous underclings and ledges to a very good rest, fire up the overhanging dihedral to a mantle with airy finishing sequence back right using pinch blocks high and left that look suspect but are quite generous and solid enough.

Danzig would be proud, so would James Hetfield.


This is the first route at the crag from the left as you approach the wall.


9 bolts to anchor.

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Keith Beckley 1
Santa Fe, New Mexico
[Hide Comment] Wicked cool steep climbing! Puts you back in your seat at the bottom to a wild crux move. Keep it together through the big moves up high! Nov 22, 2019