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5.6 dihedral T,TR 
Balls on a Kite T,TR 
Barnyard TR 
Bio-Degradable T,TR 
Booze Pigs S,TR 
Cascadia T 
Curse of the Drill S 
Drink to Puke T,TR 
End of the Innocence S 
End of the Innocence variation S,TR 
Generation Gap S 
Her Spidery Chamber T,TR 
High School Romancer TR 
Left Side Dihedral (aka Corner Crack) T,TR 
Manic Depression S 
No Time to Linger  TR 
Organic Matter TR 
Pagan Rituals S,TR 
Penitent Crack T,TR 
Pine Tree Crack T,TR 
PWB Arete S 
Repentance Crack, The T,TR 
Sex Weed T 
Strong Faith T,TR 
Strongman's Cooldown  T,TR 
Sunset Ascent S 
Swiss Cheese S,TR 
Turkish Revenge S,TR 
Two Hands of Prayer T,TR 
Zig-zag crack T,TR 
Zschiesche toprope problem TR 
Unsorted Routes:

Balls on a Kite 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
FA: Chris Hinshaw
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Chris Hinshaw on Sep 19, 2014

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Description 

Starts on solid hands, transitions to cruxy vertical crack system. Enjoy the easy overhang until you reach 2 deep horizontal cracks which may require some dynamic moves.

Location 

On an independent block found between "high school romancer" and the hollow, directly in front of "Two Hands of Prayer." The climb starts right of "Strong Faith." Look for a small zig-zagging vertical crack system.

Protection 

TR setup accessible from Northwest corner of block - sling large boulder and slot in a hex or two in an obvious crack on top.

We have not yet conducted a trad climb on this route, but it could definitely be done.


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By Jack C.
From: Idaho
Oct 15, 2015
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13

You can lead it with some small cams in the first horizontal at around 13 feet and some bad stuff at the top. Too short to be worth it in my opinion. Bring a crashpad.

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