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Call of the Wild 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Jared Hancock, Karla Carandang, Amy Moore, Jenny Wagner
Season: Spring, Fall
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Submitted By: Joe Puglisi on Jun 4, 2012

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Pulling the roof on this fun route! After a snow s...


Follow the arching crack as Bourbon and Bluegrass. After 30 feet, head into one of the few (only?) chimneys in the Red. After 20 feet, step out and move across to the anchors of Dance of the Druids, or move over a short overhang to a second set of anchors higher up.


Follow the Hideout wall all the way to the right. When you see the big ol' arching chimney, you're there!


Above and below the chimney there is ample protection with gear up to 2.5 inches. The chimney is protected with 3 bolts. Chain anchors.

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By Alex Mitchell
From: Cincinnati, OH
Jul 12, 2012

There is only 2 bolts protecting the chimney however you can clip a draw into the chains of the next route over before pulling the roof at the top. The view from the top is great!
By Samuel Roberts
Apr 22, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Alright route the chains are far from the top out ledge. Also the upper crack flares and is quite hard to protect
By DavidTighe
From: Cleveland, Ohio
Jun 26, 2017

There are two sets of chains - on you can see from the ground and one on the final ledge. I think the first set might belong to the neighboring sport route.

It's well protected the whole way. I really like to sew things up and I had no problem doing so on this route. The crack before the final ledge takes passive gear.

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