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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Steve Ritchie, Tom Woodruff - 1988
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Dec 21, 2006

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Nick Byrd doing work! Rhett Buroughs on belay.


A beautiful, jagged hand crack splits the face and eats up pro, giving Guzzler its name. This is a popular moderate lead, so be ready to stand in line if you don't get there early.

Follow the vertical crack up the wall to a short roof also split by a crack. Climb directly up through the overhang on hand jams and reachy holds, or play it safe by moving left to easier moves over the roof.


Starts 15' left of Somalian Hunger.


Nuts and cams up to 2"; anchor status unknown.

Photos of Guzzler Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Very fun crack.  A fun climb as a new trad leader.
Very fun crack. A fun climb as a new trad leader.
Rock Climbing Photo: just before the few harder moves up top
just before the few harder moves up top
Rock Climbing Photo: Nick Byrd have way up Guzzler.
Nick Byrd have way up Guzzler.
Rock Climbing Photo: the guzzler
the guzzler
Rock Climbing Photo: Great Jams.
Great Jams.
Rock Climbing Photo: Guzzler
Rock Climbing Photo: Rohan leading Guzzler
Rohan leading Guzzler
Rock Climbing Photo: Guzzler, 5.8, Lost Wall, GA
Guzzler, 5.8, Lost Wall, GA

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By James Ruch
Dec 30, 2010

There is a rock to sling up top, but be sure to back it up.
By Scared on Toprope
From: fort collins co
May 8, 2012

By Claymsmith
Mar 17, 2013

I loved this route personally. Bomber placements, a tough ending, the works. Be very skeptical of the tree at the top, although it does seem solid. I backed it up with the other tree behind it.
By JT McUmber
From: Gainesville, Florida
Nov 25, 2014

Very fun route. Done on TR but practiced placing gear, the name Guzzler is fitting.
By Chase Bowman
From: Baton Rouge/Durango
Aug 21, 2015

the crux of the route is probably avoiding the spiders.. I was solo aiding guzzle and practicing my top stepping. I put my hand in the crack on the roof and a massive spider crawled onto my arm and I fell. That was the biggest spider I've ever seen..

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