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Bigfoot Shuffle S 
Bigfoot Shuffle extended S 
Bigfoot's Back Door S 
Hairy Palms S 
Malodorous Toes T 
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Size 12 S,TR 
Sphincter Crack T 

Sphincter Crack 

YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c [details]
FA: Evan Wisheropp
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Evan Wisheropp on Jun 23, 2016

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Route

Description 

Diagonal/Low-angle crack going up and left on the SE Face of Bigfoot Mating Grotto. There are shorter cracks that intersect the route, start from the very bottom. The FA was done as an onsight free solo, which was a challenge with all the lichen and loose rock. After deeming it worthy, I dropped a rope, pulled the blocks and scrubbed up the rock. Actually very unique and fun moves throughout the climb. Worth a lap if you are looking for some trad practice.

At the top, either go left up a hand crack to a gear anchor or right over steep bulges to the awkward bolt anchor for Hairy Palms.

Location 

NE face/corner of Bigfoot Mating Grotto

Protection 

Nuts and a single rack up to #3


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