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The SS Minnow
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Salty Dog S 
Skipper S 
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Skipper 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Eric Miller 2013
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Submitted By: Jeff Edge on Oct 21, 2015

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Description 

Start Left of a big tree on easy terrain, follow fun mega-jugs along a traverse for 3 or 4 bolts, then up the face to the shiny new chain anchor. Good times! Crux is probably somewhere on the face. Listed as 10b in the Daneshyar guide, but its probably easier than that. Significantly easier than three hour tour.

Location 

Skipper is currently the only route on the face opposite the side with Three Hour Tour/Swabbe/Salty Dog. Also possible to access the anchor from any of the other routes on the SS Minnow.

Protection 

7 bolts, and a nice tree to lean on by the second bolt. 2 bolt anchor. There isn't really a great way to make the traverse at the beginning of this super toprope friendly.


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By Bob Ruzich
Apr 23, 2016
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

A "must do" route if you are at the Minnow. The traverse is a blast and well protected followed by some nice slab climbing.
By The Proving Ground
Apr 25, 2016

Best route on the Minnow for sure. Make sure your belayer knows what they are doing once you get onto the slab face. Seen some sketchy catches...