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Chips and Salsa 

YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Sport, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Tim Laughlin, Stan Miller,
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Submitted By: Muscrat on Jun 6, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: Chips and Salsa. The climber on the upper ledge is...


A steep face pocketed with just enough holds to make it a great climb. The start is protected by thin gear, be careful of rope drag. Was originally 11.a, but as the rock evolves (holds break) it has become harder. The start can be quite...thrilling.


Just to the left of Stegosaurus. Line goes straight up to the anchor shared with 'Stegosaurus' and 'Nothing Special'.


5 older bolts and draws for the anchor.

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By Muscrat
Jun 6, 2015

This is a fun climb, but maybe it was just me, or the elevation, but 11+? Glad i was on toprope after doing Steg, this thing is a chug! I would not want to fall on the bolts, one wonders that more of them have not been ripped out. More like 12.b, IMHO. The fourth bolt has very obvious broken holds, there is no longer a decent clip stance. A real battle. And Fun!
By TheCentralScrutinizer
Aug 6, 2016
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13

Broken holds at the 4th bolt. It goes from an 11 to a 12 really fast. This is a really good climb with old 'bedframe' hangers, which i would not be happy falling on. First bolt is ~30' off the ground, hence my PG13 rating. Fun line.

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