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Das Rads 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Steve Montesanto and Bill Price
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Steve Montesanto on Mar 14, 2014

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Named after a punk band my friend played in. A little of everything with this one. Some route finding, some power, some endurance needed. Somewhat powerful moves getting past the 2nd and 3rd bolts lead to a balancy high step move at the 4th. Technical climbing using bad feet with some slabby moves thrown is required as you move past a few more bolts. A cool move climbing past the 8th bolt and through the bulge leads to a good ledge. The rock type at the last bolt changes to yellow scaly limestone. Climb a single tricky layback move to the anchors.


Just right and 20 ft up the hill from Dillinger. A small dugout flat spot on the hillside marks the start.


9 bolts with mussy hooks at anchors

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By Cave Man McElroy
From: auburn
May 29, 2014

this route is sick! felt it was just about as hard as the one to the left of it. great that the rock changes for a moment at the top!
By Craig Thornley
From: Auburn, California
Feb 2, 2015
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

This is another great route and should get more traffic. Well worth the hike up. The rock at the top of the route is unique at the quarry. Very cool. I worked on the belay ledge a bit today so should be a little easier to put your rope and gear down - until the rains wash it out again.
By leo qiu
From: Davis, CA
May 23, 2016

Really cool movements. It is the best route I have tried!
By Zac Smith
From: Sacramento, CA
May 25, 2016

One of the higher-quality climbs at Auburn. Some decidedly burly moves, but nothing to get pumped out on. Some pretty technical movement in a few spots.

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