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Prozac Nation 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b X [details]
FA: Tony Bubb, 1995
Season: any
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Submitted By: Tony B on Oct 4, 2006

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Description 

Maybe a destination route if fright is your game. This route was not followed on the FA- I rapped down it and that was that.
This route name was derived from a review of the Album 'Our Time In Eden' by 10,000 Maniacs. The reviewer commented on it's almost suicidal depression and referred to it as "The Theme ALbum for a Prozac Nation." Although I like the Album, the review stuck with me.
The climb was a little silly to have done ground-up, no preview, no cleaning and no gear to speak of. Perhaps a failed suicide attempt, but I recall fear more than depression.
Climb up the seam until it ends, making use of small edges and slopers, to the top of the wall. Rap from a tree or from fixed webbing above one of the more traveled climbs nearby.
The difficulty grade is questionable.

Location 

Left of She Loves me (a left-facing dihedral) and right of Lust At First Sight (a crack behind a tree) there is a thin seam that ends before reaching the top of the wall.

Protection 

Not much, not for me anyway. Nothing that would hold a fall was placed on the FA. Perhaps some camhooks or some offset nuts could work.


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