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Crazy Horst 

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

   
Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Eric Horst
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Submitted By: Monomaniac on Sep 28, 2009

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Crazy Horst ascends the black streak at center.

Description 

Crazy Horst is a short cruxy climb on nice gray stone that is a bit uncharacteristic of The Wild Iris. The dark rock is sharper than most, and a bit dirty, perhaps due to moisture. This route was once given an "R" rating, but it has recently been retro-bolted.

Thin moves lead up the short slab to a stance under the bulge on tan, prickly rock. Start up the bulge with a big jug, then make long reaches between mediocre pockets. Once over the bulge a few more long pumpy reaches lead to easier terrain on the slab.

Location 

Immediately right of "Pocket Derringer" on the vertical right end of Rising From the Plains.

Protection 

Bolts to 2 Bolt Anchor.


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By Vance White
Nov 8, 2010

bolt added between original 2nd and 3rd bolt making this much safer and enjoyable. a good climb.

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