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Chalk A Lot, Shake 

YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
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Submitted By: Mike on Jan 25, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Chalk A Lot climbs the darker rock on the right. C...

Description 

The bottom of this route is at least 3 stars, but the top is not as nice. Work up a few surprisingly steep & fun moves to gain the patina face. Work up through great rock (first crux) to easier ground. Continue up through lighter rock to a scoop. Work up & right out the scoop (second crux) to a ledge. Head slightly left to a bolted anchor.

Location 

Located in the middle of the Soda Fountain area, just right (up-stream) of Cherry Twist and just left (down-stream) of Soda Special. Look for a line of bolts going up a narrow, arete/face feature on great, dark patina rock.

Protection 

Bolts & chains.


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By Darren Mabe
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Jan 26, 2012

love the route name
By Tamara Hastie
From: Flagstaff, Arizona
Jun 9, 2012

this is one of the better routes out there- good fun :)
By RyanJames
May 22, 2014
rating: 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

It's cliche, but this route has it all: techy face, some overhang, some patina, a no-hands, sit down rest a third of the way up, and an excellent slab finale at the end. This really is another absolute classic in the canyon.

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