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The Traverse of the Gods 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c Hueco: V3 Font: 6A

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A Mod. Snow [details]
FA: Historic
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Submitted By: Jay Knower on Nov 27, 2006

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The Traverse of the Gods starts on the far left side of the wall and traverses rightward to finish on Thrutch and Wiese. Attempts have been made to continue the traverse across the long low roof, but each subsequent climber has been thwarted...much like those who attemped the Eiger Nordwand before its eventual first ascent.

As it stands now, though, the long traverse offers quite a pump and topping out on Thrutch and Wiese becomes a challenge in its own right.


Stamina. Courage. Crash Pads.

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By James Schroeder
From: Sauk County, WI
Nov 27, 2006

By Jay Knower
From: Campton, NH
Nov 27, 2006

By Witt
Nov 18, 2009
rating: 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  V6 7A Steep Snow

Traverse of the Gods 5.12c V6 FA: Mike "the Stallion" Taylor 11/17/09. Starting 20ft right of Calm Like a Bomb, traverse left under the roof 100ft to far right corner. Thwarting be damned!
By mikeet
From: versailles, ky
Nov 18, 2009
rating: 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  V6 7A Mod. Snow PG13

very fun route i did it from if you are facing it the far right corner to the far left corner staying under the overhang and taking the calm like a bomb high. if you stay under c.l.a.b. there is a very huge rest, no hands, but i decided it was taking away from the route doing it like that. so..i think there are many variations to be had on it.
By Jay Knower
From: Campton, NH
Nov 19, 2009

You guys should add this as a separate route. Traverse of the Gods Super Direct???
By mikeet
From: versailles, ky
May 22, 2010
rating: 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  V6 7A Mod. Snow PG13

hola i put the new traverse on as "sexytime traverse" also there is a new for me project of the last roof traverse on just pockets in the last seam its pretty hard and a little painful.
By Paul Campbell
From: Waukesha, WI
Jul 11, 2011

Just to clean this up a bit can we change the grade to V3 and get rid of the snow ratings lol?

Also two of the consensus ratings are for "Sexytime Traverse" and should be removed from TTotG
By Chris treggE
From: Madison, WI
Jul 11, 2011

I can't alter anyone else's rating so the "consensus" on this one will be off if they refer to another climb.

But I did change the listed rating.
By Tradiban
Jul 11, 2011

John Knowerschild will KILL a man if this doesn't get a pic!
By Paul Campbell
From: Waukesha, WI
Jul 12, 2011

Well hes going to have to kill himself because I think he has photos of the crag, and no one else seems to have been there in years lol.
By Jay Knower
From: Campton, NH
Jul 12, 2011

I did the likely FA of this route in the 1990's, and there was snow on it. So the snow rating stays. It's not my fault that global warming has changed the nature of the route.

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