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Dixon's Wall
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Boom! S 
Buffalo Soldier S 
Bussey's Bulge S 
Captain Kirk's First Voyage S 
Carpe Stalactite S 
Dixon's Delight S 
End Justifies the Knees, The S 
Hindenberg's Harmonica S 
Lizzard the Gizzard S 
Out of Africa S 
Rodeo Lover S 
Wait! Wait! Stop the Bus! S 


YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: John Byrnes
New Route: Yes
Season: Winter
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Submitted By: John Byrnes on Aug 25, 2013

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The finish of Boom! is on perfect stone.


The continuous line of tufas, flowstone and pockets suddenly peters-out at the bulge at 3/4 height (crux). Sustained, steep, and continuously interesting, it's one of the best routes on the wall.


In the mouth of the hurricane cave is a large boulder. Stick-clip #1. Stand on the boulder to reach the starting holds and jump onto the wall. (Shorter people can stack a block or two.)


Nine Ti bolts plus anchors.

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By Alexander Blum
From: Charlotte, NC
Mar 8, 2015

Great fun - see if you can find the no hands rest twenty feet below the bulge or so.
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