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Bellyful of Moonshine T 
Best Laid Plans T 
Confederacy of Dunces T 
Counterfeit T 
Der Ficken (aka Jesus on a Rubber Cross) T 
Do Wrong Right T 
Heart and Soul S 
Moonshiner T 
Nobodys Dirty Business T 
Pocket full of Horses T 
Safecracker- aka "Firecracker" T 
Sterling Sliver T 
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Nobodys Dirty Business 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 150'
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: FFA Hoffman/Green, FA Hoffman/Frye
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Dean Hoffman on Dec 2, 2014

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A great addition to the Pass. This two pitch line climbs the obvious hand crack off the right side of the trail opposite of Counterfeit. Pitch one starts off a little scrappy, but after about 20 feet or so you are established at the base of the splitter corner. .75s through a small bulge (easier than it looks!) the crack just gets better and better becoming perfect hands to large hands up to a bolted belay in the "V". Pitch 2 starts off in your face with a tight hands/ringlocks crux section that thankfully culminates with a thank god locker hand jam. Hands to bigger hands to a short section of low angle OW puts you on the sandbox ledge. Clamber through the sand to a nice gear belay. Rap anchors are down and climbers left from belay but don't work to belay off of. (While the 50 or so feet above the ledge look enticing, inspection from above revealed that it was much lower quality than the first two pitches and we opted to call it. Feel free to explore...)
Oh, and the rock here is solid, but sandy... hey its Oak Creek Canyon enjoy the free exfoliation!


Look for faint bushwacky trail on right switch back below Counterfeit. Route climbs obvious hand crack to right side of pillar feature.
2 raps put you on the ground.


Doubles from .3-#3 Camalot, extra .5-#2, one #4
P1 Bolted Belay, P2 .75, and smallish gear, gear belay
handful of slings
60m rope

Photos of Nobodys Dirty Business Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: P1
Rock Climbing Photo: P1
Rock Climbing Photo: Mr Fry at the top of P1
Mr Fry at the top of P1
Rock Climbing Photo: There you have it, the crux of the operation
There you have it, the crux of the operation
Rock Climbing Photo: Josh on P1
Josh on P1
Rock Climbing Photo: Boom

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By Paul Davidson
Jan 15, 2015

Hey, where's the Pics?
By Dean Hoffman
Jan 22, 2015

All ya had to do was ask Paul! Come out and I'll give you the nickel tour!

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