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In Godzilla We Trust 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: FA Elmo Mesko
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Submitted By: Micah Klesick on Oct 20, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: Byron starting the crux of /In Godzilla We Trust/....


The crux of this route is down low. Follow the crack right, through a roof shaped like a lizard head. Difficult & pumpy getting over the roof and into the vertical crack. Follow finger & hand jams to the anchor on the right side of the crack.


Standard rack to hand sizes.

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Rock Climbing Photo: The low roof, much easier than graded
The low roof, much easier than graded
Rock Climbing Photo: David Thompson entering the crux of In Godzilla We...
David Thompson entering the crux of In Godzilla We...

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By Warren H
From: Seattle
Jun 6, 2016

The crux lizard head roof is a bit loose. While rappelling down, it shifted slightly when I pushed off it.
By Nathan Collins
From: Portland, OR
May 29, 2017
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

Above the roof crux -- which felt more like 5.10+ to me, but my technique wasn't good -- it's mostly 5.8 the rest of the way, perhaps with a few 5.9 moves. If you can climb Belly of the Beast to the left of this, then you'll have no problem after you pull the roof.

Seems hard to believe the lizard boulder/roof could be lose enough that a human could wobble it: it's a huge rock!

Also, there's a scary lose rock near the top (4/5ths of the way up?), on the left side of the crack. It's obvious. It's the best hold in that area, but you might not want to stand on it ...
By Nate Ball
From: Portland, OR
Jul 4, 2017
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I didn't encounter a loose hold on the route, but I did hear a "clunk" when I mounted the lizard head. Seems there is a loose but wedged plate on the top - the head itself is not loose.

It's pretty tough to protect the roof move adequately. I ended up using a large nut actually. However, the hand jams are bomber, the feet are there, and then you're pulling on jugs. Not a 5.10 even if you've only ever climbed at Planet Granite.

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