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Blood of Christ 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Randy Leavitt and Paul Schweizer, February 1987
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Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on May 3, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Looking up Blood of Christ (5.12b). The beginning...


This face route is left of Burning Bush, and identified by three newish bolts protecting the lower section. This is one of the few routes on the Wall of Biblical Fallacies that looks doable.


Bolts and thin gear. Bolted anchor about 55 feet up (shared with Burning Bush)

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Rock Climbing Photo: Mike Lechlinski on an early lead.  I think the big...
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By Drewsky
Nov 9, 2008

This route is indeed doable and I highly recommend it. While some holds are friable, the rock is generally high quality and the protection good. There is some fixed gear, I believe, between bolts three and four. The mantle above bolt four can be protected by natural gear, although I think the fall is relatively safe (double check the validity of this statement). Cool setting, great route.
By El Pollo Loco
Nov 12, 2014

Route seems to be cleaned up nicely and the rock is good. There's a fixed bashee between bolts 2 & 3 that feels nice to clip but the 3rd bolt is only 1' above it so either way it'll still be safe with or without it there. Top mantle feels nice with a purple totem or BD .4/.5 offset cam. Fun safe climb.
By Alex Shainman
Feb 10, 2016

Gear beta: A #12 BD Stopper, concave taper facing right, is a very reliable piece at the my opinion.

Hadn't done this in 18-20 years. Definitely a little harder than the original rating, less a couple holds or something like that. A good short, powerful and techy route at the grade. For sure 12a. Main thing though, have a great belayer, keep your shit together and don't blow any clips, bust a hold, etc. I wouldn't put a whole lotta faith on that big aluminum head, although it sure feels good to clip it before another move to the bolt. All 3 bolts appear solid (3/8" Rawl sleeve) with Metolius hangers. Funny thing though, this route is still "entry-level" for this wall...

Reardon soloed this rig? ... Rad (Sick)!!!