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Melts in your Mouth 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Tony Puppo & Dave Focardi, 1990
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Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 31, 2006

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Yet another must do line at this crag, this sits just right of Escapade (5.11a) and serves as a good warm-up for that route and the neighboring Thumbs Up (5.11c).

Climbs a super fun vertical face to bulge on good holds right of Escapade and ends somwhat uneventfully as it lacks the dicey slab finish of it's neighbors. One of the better climbs of it's grade in the Gorge.


8 bolts, anchors

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By Brent Kelly
Sep 30, 2017
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

... could use a new set of mussy hooks.
By The Farley
From: Idaho Springs
May 5, 2014

Hardware on this route is showing its age. Classic ORG face climbing.
By rickziegler Ziegler
Feb 27, 2016
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Agreed with the above comment, need some new bolts.
By Jeff Scheuerell
Feb 28, 2016
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

All these routes are great, such good rock here. Last time on this route I barely pulled the crux but cruised Escapade???
By phylp
From: Upland
6 days ago

Jeff, I haven't done this one in a while but I've led it a couple of times. If I recall, there is a move slightly left or move slightly right decision at the crux which makes the difference in the grade you noticed. I've gone both ways. One of the best routes at 10c in the Gorge!

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