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Spicy Crispy 

YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Ben Boyd/ Mike Fitzgerald
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: BenClimbing on Jan 3, 2010

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Portions of the approach and cliffs of this area are on private land. MORE INFO >>>


Climb past tufas and cool flowstone features to reach a 4' roof. Powerful moves will lead past this feature to a perplexing and difficult traverse leading right to the high blocky arete. Follow arete to the top.


Starts 15 feet right of Couples Fear Factor.


6 bolts to chains. The first bolt is as low as the rock allows. Easy to reach but use a stick clip if you are uncomfortable.

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By Red
From: Tacoma, Toyota
Jan 4, 2010

Nice! New Route!
By Pat Mac
From: Tempe
Dec 5, 2011
rating: 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

Man after 4th bolt is where the line starts.

Was on this line last weekend. Left four draws on it. Not to be considered booty.
By Pat Mac
From: Tempe
Dec 12, 2011
rating: 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

2 stars. Unfortunately how this line is bolted it makes the route scary/dangerous. There is no reason why at all that the FA'ers couldn't have moved the bolts to make it safer. But whatever. It's not my money/hardware. Just kinda sad. Good moves though.
By BenClimbing
Jul 28, 2015

Here is a video of the climb, featuring the person claiming that the bolts are ill placed.
By BenClimbing
Jul 28, 2015

Myself and my partner in this project have quite a few routes under our belts and deliberated extensively about the bolt locations. We were forced to strike a balance between locations where the movement dictated an ideal bolt placement and the quality of the rock in those locations. If you watch, you will see the bolts are quite close together. You will also, hopefully, notice that this is not a brain-dead, eat a sandwich while belaying kind of climb. Enjoy, and if you find this a bit spicy, be extra careful/safe.

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