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Afterthought TR 
Anduril S,TR 
Art Imitates Life S 
Art of the Pissant S 
Big Kahuna S 
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Caradhras T 
Cirith Ungol T 
Clairemont Calling TR 
Dimrill Stair T 
Dwarrowdelf T 
Easy Rider S,TR 
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Fool's Gold S 
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Khazaddum S 
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Nameless Right of Shadowfax TR 
Nameless to the right of Fools Gold T,TR 
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Orc T 
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Radagast T 
Risky Business T,S 
Rock Wrestling T 
Rocking the Dalai Lama S 
Room With A View (aka Helm's Deep) T 
Sam I Am T 
Shadowfax T 
Shelob's Lair T 
Slice and Dice T 
Smeagol's Surprise T 
Straight Out of Sitka TR 
Strider TR 
Strider Face TR 
When Good Books Go Bad TR 
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YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Kyle Wills on Aug 22, 2010

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Two definite schools of thought on the start. I led in directly from below being taller, using some dynamic moves and smearing. Partner very delicately came in from left side. Solid reachy hands with good feet in between gaps of blankness. Fun route.


Just right of Dimrill stair. Surprised was not in already, seemed like a commonly done route.

Right side of Middle earth corridor.


3 bolts, bolted anchors

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By Kyle Wills
From: Chicago, IL
Aug 22, 2010

10a/b if you're strong and lanky. Maybe harder if not.
By RAZORsharp
From: Carlsbad CA
Feb 15, 2013
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

I noticed there was a good amount of chalk to the right of the third bolt. That variation is easier than going direct. I felt that the direct deserved a b/c ish rating. Fun none the less!
By Will H.
Feb 6, 2016
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

Did the start coming from the left (following three successive edges) and moving across at the bolt. Fun, dynamic movements. My partner mentioned a direct start straight down from the first bolt...looked damn near impossible to me, or at the very least harder than 10a/b.

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