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Abby's Bulge TR 
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Dirty, Hard, and Worth Doing TR 
Incapacitation T,TR 
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Noseprick T,TR 
Stairway to Pizza Ranch TR 
Third Time's a Charm T,TR 

Stairway to Pizza Ranch 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  TR, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Pete Hunt on Aug 3, 2009

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A fun but contrived little route to try if you happened to be climbing on the adjacent cracks. Ascend the face between Cussin' Crack and Noseprick while staying away from the cracks. Fun and balancy face climbing on crimpers the whole way.


In between Cussin' Crack and Noseprick.


Standard TR set up. Plenty of options for placements (large cams 3" to 4" work well.)

This is a TR route. No pro on lead unless you plug stuff into the cracks off to the side.

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By Blake K
From: Carrboro, NC
Aug 3, 2009
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

B+... otherwise known as "Stairway to Pizza Ranch"???

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