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Perfect conditions half way up Mescalito
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By Chris N
Jul 18, 2015
I led this pitch in 73; aluminum rivets along the little ramp left (not straight up), then a 1 1/2" bolt at the end. I got up the corner about 15 feet and the only place to put a pin was a little hole with a small bush root in it. I would beat the pin in and that root would act like a lubricant so I finally got pissed and wailed on it. Expando BY BY! My only fall of the climb. I remember that Hugh was belaying me (hip belay with carabiners) and had a jar of peanut butter between his knees and piece of bread and a knife in his hands. A nice armpit catch!
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Perfect conditions half way up Mescalito

Submitted By: Max on Nov 4, 2012
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Mescalito (5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a A3 )
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