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Matthew 7:24 

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

Type:  Sport, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Tom Heins, 1990
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Submitted By: David Tvedt on Apr 17, 2006  with updates from Carl Schaefer

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This route is a one-sequence wonder that could be considered a bolted boulder problem. Easy moves lead to a tricky sequence pulling around a bulge on big holds. After this, easy arete moves lead to an anchor. Enjoyable moves but the brief difficulties are all over 1/3rd of the way up.


Middle of Upper Pleasure Palace Wall, just left of Bop Till You Drop.


five bolts, and the anchor at the top is hangers only (no rings or chains).

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By Reid Randall
Jul 29, 2013

Fun route, though the crux (boulder-y, within the first few bolts), could be a little spicy if one were to fall whilst/prior to cranking over the vertical section onto the slab finish. Also, as of late June of 2013, the last bolt hanger (prior to the hangers at the top/finish) is missing, which means it is "run out" at the top. However, the last 2/3 of this climb is essentially 5.6 slab, so the missing hanger is not that big of a deal.
By Nate Ball
From: Portland, OR
Aug 22, 2014
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

This route is a bomb. Huge holds last for three moves through an overhang. Romp up a loose, 4th-class arete to the top, where anchors bolted to the level rock at the top do not have chains and cannot facilitate lowering or rappelling. My partner (a girl) and I both agreed that this route goes at 5.9 at most... if you are desperate enough to do it.
By Erik Keever
Mar 28, 2015

As of 3/26/15, last bolt still has no hanger.

Rope drag was immense. If I ever climb it again, I'll bring my street shoes & walk off from the anchor.

The boulder crank is fun but the scramble above is pointless. This route ought to end with an anchor at the 4th bolt.
By Nathan Collins
From: Portland, OR
Apr 27, 2015

I also recommend walking off; there's an easy scramble back down close to the right (facing the wall from the bottom, so to the left facing back down after topping out). We added a second rapid link, but there are still no chains, and the rope drag will be crazy no matter what is done.
By charlienw
Feb 17, 2016

Second to last bolt is still missing, and the anchor(no chains) is really far back from the edge. Even a double length sling attached to both bolts wasn't long enough.
By Carl Schaefer
From: Boulder, CO
Jul 16, 2017

Worth doing for the moves through the 3rd bolt!

All five bolts currently have hangers, but the anchor is hangers-only, no rings or chains. There's supposedly a walk-off to climber's left, but rappelling from the Aggro Bumbly anchors is easy and safe.

It's true that the anchor is a long way from the last bolt; just keep going up :-)

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