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Middle Elden Canyon
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8 Nikkis Tall T 
Bat Wings S 
Cheep and Juicy T 
Musical Skinheads T,S 
Pazuzu T 
Sombrero De Droga T 
Sucky the Cow S 


YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a PG13

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a PG13 [details]
FA: J.Snyder
New Route: Yes
Season: Shade in AM, Sun in PM
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Submitted By: J. Snyder on Mar 17, 2014

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Pazuzu is a beautiful, technical and thin pitch that climbs with a little bit of spice. Named after the demon of wind and drought, this one might leave you with a thirst for more.

An easy enough start leads up to a stance. From the stance reach out and blind place crux gear. Take precautions to place this gear correctly...

From stance, transfer into and underneath the cruxy headwall. Move through the steep and technical boulder problem to a leaning stance and eventually into the mantle.


Head into Middle Elden and take trails to obvious orange buttress. Pazuzu starts on a ramping dihedral and heads up towards orange and white headwall.


Gear used:
.5 C4
.75 C4
#3 C4
#2 BD Stopper
Camp Slider Nut #2
#000 C3

2 Bolt anchor after mantle

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Rock Climbing Photo: Moving into the mantle on the FA
Moving into the mantle on the FA
Rock Climbing Photo: Pazuzu

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By J. Snyder
From: Flagstaff, Arizona
Mar 17, 2014

Some media-spray from the FA of Pazuzu

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