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Rubberneck 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Chris Alber, 1998
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Jun 22, 2006

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  • Description 

    An overhanging and sustained pitch with a crux dyno at the top.

    Start on a platform just left of Flying Machines. Climb overhanging rock up and right to a pillar, continue up difficult rock, and launch into the final crux dyno just below the anchor.

    Protection 

    5 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor.


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    By Elijah Flenner
    Feb 4, 2013
    rating: 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a

    I believe that this route is manufactured. The obviously manufactured hold to the left of the last bolt can be skipped, which makes the route slightly more difficult. I cannot tell if one of the lower holds has been enhanced, but due to all the other manufactured holds on this wall I would think so.
    By Mark E Dixon
    From: Sprezzatura, Someday
    Aug 20, 2015

    I would have to disagree. I don't actually know what hold you are referring to left of the last bolt, but none of the holds seem manufactured to me. I dynoed straight up, maybe a little rightish, from the jug just below the last bolt.
    Getting to the crimp by bolt 2 was very reachy, at 5'6" - ape +1, I had to use some bad sidepulls and a little bounce. My taller friend could keep his hand on the low rail.
    The route to the left however...looked like several enhanced holds.
    By Mark Rolofson
    May 20, 2017
    rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

    This route is NOT manufactured, unless you count the jug on Dyno Monkey to the left. Rubberneck was one of the first two routes on The Visor. The moves past the 4th bolt originally had to be climbed up the thin, shallow, vertical crack to reach the natural hueco below 5th bolt. It is now possible to reach left off the thin crack to the manufactured jug on Dyno Monkey then reach the hueco on Rubberneck, making this section easier. Still the crux is the big dyno past the 5th bolt.

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