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Seismic Wall A.K.A. Maggie's Wall
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ACK! S 
Angel of Poets S 
Bird Dog S 
Black Slabbath S 
Butt Scratch S 
Captain Morgan S 
Cuttin' Cards for a Poke S 
Die Easy S 
Diving for Rocks S 
Hollywood S 
Hoover Head S,TR 
Hoovering TR 
It's A Wiggle Butt S 
Just For The Fun of It S 
Lick the Window S 
Lonesone Dove S 
Luminaire Noir S 
Maggy Needs New Shoes TR 
Magster S 
Man Hands S 
Matter of Honor S 
Mister Blister S 
Mongrel, The S 
Nose Print on the Windshield S 
Over Easy S 
Rock Dog TR 
Roo Dog S 
Seismic Step S 
She's No Dog She's My Wife S 
Short People S 
Slimy Crack aka Icecubes, Popcorn and Popsicles S 
Torpedoes Away S 
Unsorted Routes:

Butt Scratch 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Tom Suhler, Bruce Becker
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Submitted By: Dylan Weldin on May 1, 2011

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Description 

More polished climbing on uneventful terrain, also popular with beginners

Location 

Left of Roo Dog, 4th set of anchors from the right end of the wall. Right angling, sloping ledge marks this route

Protection 

Bolts to sport anchor


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By trevor becker
Jan 16, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

GoPro HERO 2 HD footage, Butt Scratch:

By Sam A.
From: San Antonio, TX
Jul 22, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Start was too polished for me to enjoy it. The landing is pretty rough if you slip on a move to the first bolt.
By BJB
From: Austin, TX
Aug 23, 2013

Still polished, still just ok.
By Fenicks
Aug 4, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Not as polished as some of the other limestone routes on the right side of seismic wall, this wasn't a very difficult climb at all. It gets a little technical for a couple of moves, but for the most part a pretty straightforward climb, which explains why it's popular with beginners. It seems widely ignored at this point, though, which is disappointing, as it has one of the best lookout views from the top anchors, and a nice ledge to relax on and enjoy it (provided your belayer is in no hurry to bring you back down). That view, however, puts you right in the sun in the morning and mid-day.