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Bag O' Tricks 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Bengston
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Submitted By: Alex Shainman on Sep 3, 2007  with updates from luke Lydiard

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Description 

Its hard right off the deck. Don't let the bolts lure you to thinking its a sport-rig!

Pump it up to the roof and place a piece or two. Make another hard (trick) move into the scoop and over the roof (cool!). Interesting rock connects to another roof move which is surprisingly easy...The next move is harder than it looks.

Great climbing the whole way!!

Protection 

QD's for a couple of the bolts (first has faded red sling (back it up with a short draw)), Yellow - Red Alien size pro

  • *** EDIT 7/2017 ***

A couple of years ago, this route received 1 more bolt (the now 2nd) and is now fully bolted with chain draws and no longer requires any gear. Although, one should note that due to the era of the FA's and the nature of the rock, and also the lengths of some of the fixed chain draws these are still not exactly modern "sport" bolted routes, but sure they are relatively "safe"; especially if you bring a draw or 2 to maybe clip directly into certain bolt hangers to minimize falls at some spots...

All the bolts on this route have chains BUT some of the carabiners may be aluminum. If you love this route and the Tioga Wall itself...please bring some steel biners down there and switch out the aluminum ones regardless if they are showing any wear.

THANKS!!!


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By Nick Stayner
From: Billings, MT
Aug 6, 2009

Alex, where is this route located on the cliff?
By John Robinson
From: Elk Grove, ca
Jun 17, 2014

Nick: This route is in the guide book

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