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Slither and Squeeze 

YDS: 5.2 French: 3 Ewbanks: 8 UIAA: II ZA: 8 British: D 2c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 20'
Original:  YDS: 5.2 French: 3 Ewbanks: 8 UIAA: II ZA: 8 British: D 2c [details]
FA: Jared Hancock - 2004
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Submitted By: matthewWallace on Jun 9, 2010

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Description 

When you walk into The Practice Wall, this route is the squeeze chimney just right of the trad route Short and Sweet (5.7). The route identifier for this route lists it at 5.6 but there is no way it is that difficult. The RRG guidebook has it listed as 5.2 so I used that rating.

Step into the chimney and use huge feet and hands and climb up to the light above. Inside the chimney you have an abundance of holds for your feet and hands. The crux is the top out.

Location 

Just right of Short and Sweet (5.7)

Protection 

The route was originally free-soloed, when I climbed it I didn;t see any spots for gear.


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By Brad "Stonyman" Killough
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From: Alabama
Apr 22, 2011

nice off-width no gear.
By Joel Allen
From: La Crosse
Aug 13, 2015
rating: 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c

Easy solo to gain top access. No off-width technique required. Chimney climb.