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Cup of Humble Tea T 
Aloha TR 
Bitch, The T,TR 
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No Nuts Allowed T 
Scream, The T,TR 
Son Of A Bitch, The T,TR 
Your gear is no good here T 


YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b

Type:  TR, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Mike Housiaux on Mar 29, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Aloha 5.12 route beta


Do overhanging face to the left of " The Bitch" towards the top gets really crazy with little overhangs and pointy rock formations.


Top Rope or Trad Top Rope placement can be set up by scrambling up " West Slab" 5.3 to place gear.

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Rock Climbing Photo: RP on Aloha.  Very fun starting moves.
RP on Aloha. Very fun starting moves.

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By Jim Slichter
From: Hill City, SD
Jan 7, 2014
rating: 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b

When I climbed here on a regular basis, I felt this was the hardest climb at the Palisades. There were several sections that were at least 5.11+ with no place to rest in between. The route finishes with an overhanging hand crack that is still fairly hard but seems like a breeze because you are not hanging on by the tips of your fingers for the first time since you left the ground.
By Mike Housiaux
From: Rapid City
Jan 8, 2014

A fun Bouldery start and the overhanging hand crack make this a classic agree with Jim on this one!

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