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Confession S,TR 
Dirty No-Gooders S 
Power House Ministry S 
Shake Hands With the Unemployed S,TR 
Shaking the Pope's Hand S,TR 
Side Effects S,TR 
Slap and Tickle S,TR 
Smack the Cold Booty S,TR 
Unknown S 


YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Eddie Pain, 1993
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Submitted By: Darin Lang on Jul 1, 2001

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This is basically a high bouldering problem with much easier terrain above the second bolt.

Start on the next route left of Shaking the Pope's Hand, making thin, balancy moves up the deceptive slab until you reach a jug from which you can clip the second bolt. The difficulties end here - follow easy ground past 3 more bolts or so to the anchors on Smack the Cold Booty.


5 or 6 QDs plus something for the anchor.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Ben setting up for the micro dyno.
Ben setting up for the micro dyno.

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By Charles Vernon
From: Tucson, AZ
Jan 7, 2002

Every time I've done this route, I've finished straight up into Shaking the Pope's Hand. That seems to be the logical finish and makes for a good TR, whereas TRing would be virtually impossible from the Smack... anchors.

Interesting body english/balance moves in the first 20 feet. It seems soft for 5.11b, and not just because I have it wired.
By Leo Paik
From: Westminster, Colorado
Jun 24, 2005

Seemed like a tendon straining, micro-dyno for a 5ft 10in +2 ape non-English climber.

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