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Monster Quest 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Aaron Rough
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Rough on Oct 31, 2009  with updates from J2 K

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Description 

As with all Scraps routes, the start is the crux. Recent feedback indicates people prefer to come in from the right of the 1st bolt then back to the left as opposed to using the flake. Work your way up past a few initial steep moves that lead to a huge hueco and jugs. From here up it is easier and fun climbing on monster jugs. Named in a Halloween theme since it was bolted and FA'd on Halloween!

Location 

This route is on the North face, just right of the chimney.

Protection 

7 bolts + anchors. A stick clip can be used as the landing zone is slightly slanted backwards with lots of exposed rock from the conglomerate. Potential for ankle-sprain-city unless you have a crash pad (have fun bush-whacking in with a pad though!).


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By Colton
From: Folsom, CA
Jan 31, 2017

A spotter before the first bolt or bringing a stick clip may add some security. Once you clip the first bolt it climbs more like a 5.6-7ish.
By Floyd Hayes
Feb 13, 2017
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

The first bolt is now missing, which seems to be a pattern at this crag. Is it pulling out when somebody falls or is somebody removing them?
By Rough
Feb 15, 2017

They are definitely not pulling out. Someone is stealing the hangers.
By Brent Shaffer
Mar 13, 2017

This route is listed as a 10b in other guides, which is more accurate. With the appropriate beta the moves to the 1st bolt are not difficult. Do yourself a favor and avoid using a stick clip!
By J2 K
Mar 24, 2017

Climbed this route a week ago.

Right anchor bolt wiggles in the hole a lot! Left anchor hanger spins. Would not top rope given the right bolt situation (and some rope drag maybe?), but I'm not your mother, so do as you please.

The first bolt is not missing, it's just a bit high.

Anchors have rappel rings.

Only difficult part of the climb is the first bolt.

:-D

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