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Flipper Babies 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Tyler & Amy Phillips 5/04
New Route: Yes
Season: Any but dead of summer
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Submitted By: TylerPhillips on Jun 6, 2007

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From the road. Anchors marked.

Springtime Peregrine closures (it lasts until the end summer)


The crux come at 3/4 height, it involves leaving the crack and going hand traversing. On the FA I pounded a #2 angle in at the crux, I went back 2 years later and pulled it out with my finger (it even had a bail biner on it!!) Now a nice TCU fits in there. Its a GREAT "just got here, need to warm up" route.


When you are driving down the Burr Trail there is a large obvious slot canyon on its West side (only one), just across the road are these crack systems.Flipper Babies is the left hand crack of the two similar looking side by side crack systems. Take 10 steps from you car.


#1 metolius to #3 camalot, maybe a sling. Replacement slings for the anchor might be nice.

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By RuudVN
Sep 20, 2016
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Good route. Placements on the 2nd half of the route make it not ideal for someone breaking into the grade.

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