Type: Trad, 100 ft (30 m)
FA: Nate Sydnor
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Shared By: Nate Sydnor on Apr 21, 2023
Admins: Pat Goodman, Chris Whisenhunt, Amanda Smith, Pnelson

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This route is amazing. I named it as such because it has sat in the in between, the bardo, for a generation, and because the phrasing allowed me to riff off of the famous French actress' name to create the entendre that I'm always after. It's also a hell of a bridge route, both in name and nature, weaving a complex line up one of the proudest buttresses at The New. 

It's one of the more complicated endeavors I've undergone, but the position high up on the headwall is worth every headache that precedes it. The best of stone and an incredible location make this route one of my favorite undertakings, and a worthy objective for the intrepid. The climbing in its entirety is super fun, and the logistics are an intriguing puzzle to solve. Hopefully you can navigate the transitional state and be reborn! 

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Start as for Gag Reflex, but once on the headwall traverse left on the obvious horizontal until it's possible to head straight up. 

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Two ropes, draws, tiny cams, some other assorted rack, and a bit of ingenuity