19th Nervous Breakdown
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A classic old school route done before sticky rubber. This climb has a slightly awkward start with good pro up to a fixed pin. Laybacking and stemming on less than positive holds and getting pro in make it an adventure. One of the old fixed pins is gone and you will need a 0 cam unit or grooved stoppers to protect moves about a body length above the fixed pin.
Drop down from the pullout and walk along the base of the retaining wall to the top of the cliff about 100 yards. Rap in from anchors at the top or walk down on the down road end. We had two ropes and set one up for rappelling in.
Light rack to green or yellow camalot with stoppers and a 0 micro cam being really helpful. Better yet bring your fearless brain and don't fall.
Jim Scott past the scary part. If we had a 0 cam ...
Just before the last interesting moves protected w...
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