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Quagmire Crack T 
The Wizard of Id T 
Berrycup T 
Caboose T 
Cider Crack T 
Clean Crack T 
Crescent Crack T 
Curly S 
Fungus Razor T 
Grub Street T 
Hand Jive T 
High Mountain Woody T 
Jacob's Other Ladder T 
Larry S 
Moe S 
Neighbourhood Bully T 
Old Style T 
Overly Hanging Out T 
Pacing the Cage S 
Paul's Crack T 
Penguins in Bondage T 
Pinky Locks T 
Shallow End, The S 
Slap and Tickle T 
Sparky S 
Stefanie's Tears T 
Stone Cold T,S 
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YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

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Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 22, 2006

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Caboose. Photo by Blitzo.

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This is the left-facing corner to the right of "Clean Crack".


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By David Trippett
From: Squamish, BC
Dec 1, 2007
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Caboose is a solid 10b, relative to the rest of Squamish anyway, and if you are a low 5.10 leader expect a battle. There are a lot of "tough" 10b's in Squamish: Caboose, Hand Jive, Apron Strings, The Split Pillar, Split Beaver, S&Ms Delight and Arrowroot are but a few. Anyone wishing to move up the lower 10's would do well to hop on these routes. Regardless of the outcome, much will be learned.

There are access issues at some of these routes, so please check locally before you climb them.
By Mark Roberts
From: Vancouver, BC
Jul 24, 2013
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

I haven't climbed Apron Strings, Split Pillar or Split Beaver yet, but I found Caboose significantly harder than Arrowroot, SM's Delight and Hand Jive. Also harder than Kangaroo Crack I think.

Quite thuggish and insecure. Locks flare, the inner crack feels remarkably smooth when you need friction.
By Hans
From: North Vancouver, BC
Jan 23, 2015

Great climb, and a total sandbag at 10a. Seems to be always just a little bit damp. Be very careful as this is quite close to the tracks.
By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
Feb 12, 2015

FA: Tony Cuisins, Jim Sinclair, 1963. FFA: Eric Weinstein, J Haeck, W Hack, 1975