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Anaphylactic Shock 

YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 105'
Original:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Andy Petefish - - 1987
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Submitted By: Cameron Luth on Oct 31, 2006

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This route is great for those getting into 5.11 at rushmore. Crux is about 30 feet up, and its a stinger.


This route is located on the west face of hornets nest, it is the first route from the left


12 bolts and anchors on top

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By Scotty Nelson
From: Boulder
May 29, 2012

Is this the route that goes up the arete? There seem to be 3 routes on this face. The left one looks like it goes through a nice brown patina patch. There is the middle one which looks tuff and then this one which seems to go up the arete. Can we clarify what these 3 routes are L --> R?
By Dave Rone
From: Eau Claire, Wis
May 30, 2012
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Anaphalactic Shock is the route to the right of the arete, as you're looking at the rock. I've always gotten to it by scrambling up and left from the base of Mr. Critical.
By Chris treggE
From: Madison, WI
Jun 24, 2014
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

A bit late to answer the question posed above -- this route starts by scrambling to the top of the large detached flake to the left side of the wall, stepping across to the wall from the very top of this flake, and starting there. Goes up and trends left after the 2nd bolt. FANTASTIC route that will test your route-reading skills, and is intimidating from the get go. A bit easier and shorter than it's bigger brother Mr. Critical. Shaded in the morning.

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