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(08) The Far Side I

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(08) The Far Side I 


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Continue past Fat Lips, Thin Smile for about 25 meters, and you will see the first climb on this wall. R.I.P. (5.12b), which is a tenuous looking slab facing west, and next to a deep crack.

Routes from Right to Left are:

R.I.P (.12a)
Janes Addiction (.12a)
Serpentine (.11b)
Unnamed Crack (5.9+)
Giant Squid (.12a/b)
Surf Boy and the Shrimp (.11d)
Midnight Rider (.11c)
Unnamed Crack (.10-)
Dreamer Deceiver (.12d/.13a)
Curious George (5.10d)
Tigers on Vaseline (.13+)
Rambling Man (.10c/d)
Stiff Upper Lip (.11b)
Crooked Cross (.12b/c)
Indiscriminate Drilling (.10c)


7 Total Routes


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Janes Addiction 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a  NM : Albuquerque Area Climbing : ... : (08) The Far Side I
Look for the heinous looking slab that is R.I.P., and to the left of it is this climb. Begins technical and overhung and ends with to a thin slab top. The online guide notes a "great move at the lip where you must quickly shift your hand from a sidepull to an undercling and move to a mantel". Personally, I did the climb wrong and used the face to the right of the climb, than yarded on bolts and used the left side crack for the top. The guidebook ALSO notes that "rating assumes no use of adjoinin...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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