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Two Shaved Heads 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
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Submitted By: Jay Knower on Dec 8, 2007

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two shaved heads


Two Shaved Heads is located on the far right side of the cliff, past Meltdown, on a separated section of rock. The routes here are slightly less pumpy than those on the main part of the cliff, partly because they're shorter and partly because they're less steep.

Unlike many other routes at Shagg, Two Shaved Heads offers vertical, technical climbing. It is also much harder than it looks. After the steep, relatively easy start, the climbing becomes delicate and and culminates in some hard moves at the top. Expect to use your fingers more than your biceps on this one.


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By andyscott
From: Massachusetts
Nov 2, 2009
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

The two finger pocket on this route is probably the only one at shagg!
From: Lakewood, Colorado
Aug 23, 2010

Ethan wanted to send this 12 while he was still 12!
By S. Neoh
Aug 28, 2010
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Good to see that people still climb this route and it is still graded 5.12! (was 12b back in '96 when I sent it). Got it second try after got booted off It Ain't Pretty repeatedly. Definitely favors strong fingers over big biceps/shoulders :)
By Seth Cohen
From: Concord, NH
Sep 15, 2013

How in the world do you use the two-finger pocket on this route? A friend and I were completely stymied by it, and ended up moving right after the good crimp at the fourth bolt, like in the video. Curious about other beta!
By caesar.salad
From: earth
Mar 29, 2015

Beta spoiler:

You have to bump out to a sidepull then go up to a good crimp, match and go to the pocket, then do a crazy pull up with most of your weight on those fingers. It's hard.

I'm curious about the rightwards beta!

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