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Agnostic T,TR 
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PushMi, Pull-Yu T,TR 
Sour Queen TR 
Talk to the Animals TR 
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YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, TR, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Bobrunning Running on May 11, 2011

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Alex, at the ancient tricam


It is a fine route. Rating is consistent through the whole route.


Eight feet to the left of Push-Mi Pull-Yu. Climb into the large alcove. Once out move to the left and climb straight up.


Nice top rope setup. Can be shared with Push-Mi Pull-Yu

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By Doug Hemken
May 11, 2011

Makes a good lead. The fixed tricam has been there for at least 15 years, so you shouldn't trust it for much.
By Burt Lindquist
From: Madison, WI
May 11, 2011

I think the red line is a bit off in this photo. Doesn't Agnostic climb up into the big niche and step out onto the ledge above it then up the crack straight above. It's minor I know but the moves indicated by the photo up the face to the left of the alcove are much harder then 5.7, steeper, and involve a good runout.
By Doug Hemken
May 11, 2011

I'd agree with Burt.

Fun route, I always enjoy it. Thanks for adding it to MP!
By Joel Allen
From: La Crosse
May 29, 2016

This thing was really good but it was scary! Anyone else think maybe this should have a PG13? Or did I do it wrong? That face was super thin climbing with the gear well below my feet and not too high off the deck. I felt much more comfortable on Grand Inquisitor than this.
By Doug Hemken
May 30, 2016

I'd give you PG13 on some of the variations here ... but even so I feel it is safer than Grand Inquisitor, myself.

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