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Crux of the Biscuit is the Apostrophe (aka Unknown J), The S,TR 
Honey, I Shrunk the Hemmorrhoids T,S 
Love, Sex, and the IRS T,S 
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Love, Sex, and the IRS 

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

Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Jan 14, 2003

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BETA PHOTO: A good view of the route.


This is a good trad line. Start in a left-facing corner just left of "Chunky Monkey", about 30' right of "Honey, I Shrunk the Hemorrhoids."

Climb the corner (gear), step right, and continue past the overhang and headwall of Chunky Monkey (2 bolts) to the anchors. The overhang can be tackled directly (harder) or to the right (easier).

It's possible to top-rope Chunky Monkey after ascending this route. Chunky Monkey is really a 5.10a/b route, not 5.8, with hard moves getting to the first bolt.


Gear to 2" plus 2 bolts at the top; 2-bolt anchor shared with "Chunky Monkey."

Photos of Love, Sex, and the IRS Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: At the start.
At the start.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jackie lays it back.
Jackie lays it back.
Rock Climbing Photo: The route. A fun crack on a beautiful winter day.
BETA PHOTO: The route. A fun crack on a beautiful winter day.

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By Randy Carmichael
From: Boulder, CO
Aug 9, 2004
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

For Table, this is a great line with consistent moves all the way up.
By John Korfmacher
From: Fort Collins, CO
May 18, 2009

Fun route. It has a little bit of everything stuffed into 60 feet or so. I used four cams on the trad section, #1 Camalot and smaller.

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