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Lips Like Sugar 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Colin Lantz ang Greg Robinson
Fixed Hardware: 6 Lead Bolts [details]
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Submitted By: micah stocker on Aug 8, 2004

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  • Description 

    This is an awesome route, Lips Like Sugar follows a line of bolts through a large celing just down the hill from Cinch Crack. The route is at the lower end of Hawk Eagle Ridge so access to the route is pretty easy. Belay from a ledge about 15ft off the ground. Anchor your belayer, because a large lead fall could send your belayer into space. To climb the route head up right through 2-bolts and a small roof around 11a. Next run it out for twenty or so feet on some easy slab around 10a or 9+. Angle back left to a bolt below the roof, gain a good rest, and prepair yourself for the meet of the climg. Sustained 12 through 3-bolts on a gigantic roof. The crux involves some really funky moovs on very small crimps, and not much for feet. Overall, a really good route.


    Bring 6-8 quickdraws as well as a #1 and a #2 Camalot for the belay.

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    By Alex Shainman
    Sep 10, 2007

    This definitely (probably) was a really good route for a few ascents.... Kind of became one of the grosser bolted routes here with breaking holds and gluing attempts to restore it/keep it from further hold failure.

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