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Flying Squirrels 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: 1986 Patrick Purcell, Jeff Edwards
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Submitted By: Jim Lawyer on Oct 7, 2014

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Flying Squirrels, Pitchoff, ADK.

Description 

Go up past the bolt to a tiny right-facing edge. Reach way left, then up to an RP seam. (An RP works here if weighted by a water bottle to keep it from jiggling out.) Continue straight up past a roof to join Rock and Roll Star (angle up and right to finish on the Triple Cracks).

Location 

On the face just right of Rock and Roll Star, below a bolt, at a great undercling flake 6' up.

Protection 

Standard rack; one bolt down low, best stick clipped.


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By Peter Lewis
From: Bridgton, Maine
Jul 14, 2015

The phrase, "An RP works here if weighted by a water bottle..." is about as terrifying a thing as I've ever read. Daks climbing is the real deal! Put your Old School on and just pull down!
By Jon Clark
From: Philadelphia, PA
Sep 28, 2015
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R

Quite spicy, a hard onsight, and approaching R. The RP I placed eventually lifted and could certainly do so in a fall. If it did, you could hit the ground. The water bottle trick is probably a good idea.
By perrotr Perrot
From: Telluride
Jul 9, 2016
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13

A small offset nut cranked down in the seam works fine. Semi-sketchy making the moves past the bolt up to the first horizontal.

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