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Dominatrix Without Mercy 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 25'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Dick Cilley & John Sherman
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Submitted By: camhead on Jun 3, 2009

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Dominatrix--crux finger crack

Description 

This is a steep, left leaning finger crack that packs a lot of punch for its length. It's often toproped, less-frequently led, and just a bit too high to be a boulder problem.

Location 

On a boulder, off the stream bed nature trail, to the left if walking up-canyon.

Protection 

hands, then quickly goes to less than tips. Hands-sized gear for the anchor.


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By jbak
Jun 4, 2009

35 feet !?...How about 17.5 ?
By 1Eric Rhicard
Jun 7, 2009

Be nice John, that number included the lower off. Besides the guy is leading it. Skinner is the only person I know of that has lead it.
By Russ Walling
From: www.FishProducts.com
Jun 7, 2009

Wild Guess: FA Dick Cilley, full name, Dominatrix Without Mercy
By Paul Davidson
Jun 9, 2009

Bing Bing Bing, Russ scores another one.

I believe Dick had the FA on TR although it might have been in company of BM. Not really Bob's kinda thing though.
By camhead
From: Vandalia, Appalachia
Jul 11, 2009

thanks for the info on this, everybody. I got on it randomly a few years ago, and the only beta I had was the name and grade of the climb on a printed out bouldering guide. I'm surprised that it wasn't in this database already.

Speaking of the Skinner comment, I do remember one of the memorials for him in one of the mags mentioned him getting the FA of "Dominatrix Without Mercy" at Cochise, which they listed as 12c! Is this the same route?

And, it might be seventeen feet high, but given that the crack is left leaning and steep, it's got a bit more climbing than 17 feet. You're right, though, probably not 35.
By dickcilley
Mar 13, 2010

FA. Sherman and I

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