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Kitty Litter 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Jun 16, 2007

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This obscure route is a worthwhile trad lead amongst the short sport routes on the West Side Rock, with a challenging start and good protection.

Boulder up the slightly overhanging face to a somewhat slopey horizontal seam, then follow the path of least resistance to the top. The harder bottom section gives way to easier ground with plenty of features.


Starts just left of Thin in the Middle. Rap from the anchors.


Good nut placements and cams up to #2 camalot or equivalent. Bolted anchors with quicklinks at the top.

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By saxfiend
From: Decatur, GA
Jul 29, 2007

The upper section is casual climbing, but the lower half is a serious lead. Pulling the bulge with thin pro and unintuitive moves got my adrenaline going.
By James Ruch
Feb 28, 2011

The gear placements are not as obvious as on other 7's. This is not a route for a first trad lead, but a fun climb none the less.
By Will Carney
From: Tallulah Falls, GA
Sep 2, 2014
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13

I agree. Probably not a great 1st TRAD lead. I was 20' up and slightly overhung for the first nut.

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