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YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Johnny Arms - 1998
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Submitted By: Jeff Mekolites on Mar 13, 2007

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Approaching crux.


Sport route in the middle of the south side of the Holiday Block. Thin climbing up high leads to a committing move out a roof. This route has been mislabeled in both editions of the Dixie Craggers Atlas as Oyster.


Located between Walking the Dog and Pump Handles.


6 bolts, cold shuts

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By adam14113
From: San Francisco, CA
Nov 4, 2009

Little worthless trivia for ya about this route. This climb was named after getting my finger bitten by a bat while doing one of the FAs. Fortunately the tip of my finger was too calloused for it to penetrate.
By JayDee
Nov 19, 2009

bolts are bad, needs a rebolt, (with stainless bolts)
By Swamp Cookie
From: da Bayou
Oct 2, 2010
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

This looks like the description for Underdog in the first Dixie Cragger's Atlas. Can anyone confirm this?
By Geissler Golding
Jun 14, 2011

Yes, this route is referred to as "Underdog" in the Dixie Cragger. My perception from speaking to the locals that it should be Rabies. I just did this in April 2011 and can confirm pretty much all the bolts (except the crux) are rusty - to me the route goes 5.9ish until the crux which I think is rated appropriately for the area (and has a new bolt!).
By gohard
Jul 2, 2015

great climb...Completed this route in 2014 after a couple good problems with bolts holding...may have been replaced...get on it
By Mattisadude
May 15, 2017

We were on the climb immediately to the left of Rabies, and another group was on Rabies one day (spring 2015). A bat literally bit someone in that group while on this climb.

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