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O Crags (Three Finger Canyon)
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Blockbuster. 

YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Lance Bateman, Paul Ross. May 21 2010
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Jun 2, 2010

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In the groove !

Description 

A superb well protected sustained pitch on good rock.Climbed on sight pro placed on lead.The first of four FA's over the Memorial weekend.

P1)Climb up to a bolt at 20' then up to the top of a massive spiked block. Now follow the slim groove trending slightly left .A total of 8 pro bolts and two cam place placements to double anchors below the head wall.
Rap the route.


Location 

Three Finger Canyon. Walk through the canyon and head up passed the 1000' of Fun and Reptilian Curiosity buttress The route is about 400' around the corner passed the Cats Meow climb. A large spiked block is about 30' above the start.


Protection 

Cams. .75 and #1 BD. slings. Two 60m ropes for rap



Photos of Blockbuster. Slideshow Add Photo
Just above the crux
Just above the crux
 A.Location of the Climbs ,Blockbuster 5.11+,
A.Location of the Climbs ,Blockbuster 5.11+,
Entering the shallow groove.
Entering the shallow groove.
Lance on top of the spiked block.First  pitch.
Lance on top of the spiked block.First pitch.
A)Blockbuster.5.11+. B)Necropolis 5.11+
BETA PHOTO: A)Blockbuster.5.11+. B)Necropolis 5.11+
Getting high-er
Getting high-er
and now one for the Avery Brewery
and now one for the Avery Brewery
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