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Arcing Arm Hairs S 
Deluge S 
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Drizzle S 
Dust Devil S 
F5 S 
Flash Flood S 
G.A.S. S 
Gale Force S 
Golden Showers S 
In On The Killtaker S 
Jack Twister S 
Katabatic Cataclysm S 
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Nimbostratus S 
Rainbows in the Dark S 
Reigning Pussies and Bitches S 
Ripsnorter S 
Smoke and Mirrors S 
Spring Showers Bring May Flowers S 
Squall, The S 
Stormchaser S 
Tempest, The S 
Virga S 
Zephyr II S 


YDS: 5.13b French: 8a Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 30 British: E7 6c

Type:  Sport, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.13b French: 8a Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 30 British: E7 6c [details]
FA: Chris Hirsch
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Submitted By: Greg Parker on Oct 21, 2012

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Lee gets horizontal to face the force of Deluge, 5...


This incredible route climbs up the faint black streak to the left of Virga. Like most routes at the Thunderhead, the beginning is the business. A steep, strenuous start leads to a jug but no feet. Leaving the jug is a series of deadpoints between small, flat pockets where you could easily blow it. You'll get a decent rest with an awesome thread pocket before tackling the final sequential 5.12 headwall on beautiful stone.


This route is just to the left of Virga, or two to the right of In On The Killtaker. To access the start, climb the break in the chossy red stone below Stormchaser and traverse the ledge to the left to the start of Deluge.


7 bolts, open shut anchors. Stick-clip the first high bolt.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Beta photo. The climber is on Alice.
BETA PHOTO: Beta photo. The climber is on Alice.

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