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Cheerleaders Gone Hippie 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Dylan Kuhn on Oct 16, 2006

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Dylan checks out the cool little chimney crux on C...


A slopey start leads to an offwidth-style crux - an unusual move.


This is just right of Check Your Head and Check Your Six.


8 bolts to chains.

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Sean going into the crux.
Sean going into the crux.
Climbing Cheerleaders Gone Hippie.
Climbing Cheerleaders Gone Hippie.

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By mattnorville
Nov 1, 2007
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

The off-width crux is surly the crux. I can not wait to try this route again. It is fun for The Palace.
By Demyanek
From: Fort Collins, CO
Jul 16, 2012

One of the best for the grade at the palace. The off-width crux is spicy! But there are several no-hands rests along the way and the climbing is thoughtful with interesting moves.
By Snook
Dec 16, 2014
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

The off-width at the top is definitely interesting. Probably not hard for those used to that style of climbing, but it was definitely nerve wracking for me. This is overall a really great route, one of the better 5.9s in the area, and definitely a great warm-up.
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