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Mermaid

5.7+, Sport, 85 ft (26 m),  Avg: 2 from 1 vote
FA: JK, Nick, Louisa & Alex
Arizona > Northern Arizona > Sedona Area > Sedona > Midgley Bridge… > Octopus's Garden

Description

A bit more thought provoking near the top than I anticipated. More interesting than the Money Pitch on Motorboating but also a bit more dirty. I'm sure it will clean up soon. 

Location

Right of Aquawoman and left of Motorboating. Look for the little tree where the ledge gets thin and you start to round the corner toward the main part of the O-Garden. 

Protection

9 (I think?). Sorry, one day I'll remember to count the number of bolts on my routes. Just bring a bunch.

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Luisa on the fa
[Hide Photo] Luisa on the fa
Alex on the climb
[Hide Photo] Alex on the climb
Many mantles on this route
[Hide Photo] Many mantles on this route
The slabs will make you think
[Hide Photo] The slabs will make you think

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John Knight
Sedona
  5.7+
[Hide Comment] I find I often grade these a bit harder when I first climb them. Then tend to be a bit more solid and cleaner a year later. I suspect this will settle in at a solid 5.7 by next year. Give a go and let me know. Feb 3, 2023