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Crocodile Tears 

YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E4 6a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Kevin McLaughlin and Glenn Schuler
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Submitted By: Kevin McLaughlin on Apr 1, 2009
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This route climbs the inside corner finger crack just right of REPTILE. Hard, continuous stemming on the bottom gives way to the very steep, arching upper section. This pitch is full tilt real 5.11+.


Fairly heavy rack (for Thunder) small to medium gear.

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By blakeherrington
Dec 3, 2010

I gave the steep finger crack a good cleaning and de-bird-nest-ifying. This pitch is rad, with 3 different cruxy bits and fun easier climbing in between.

By Kevin McLaughlin
From: Colorado Springs
Dec 4, 2010

Blake, very cool of you to clean the finger section. This route IS rad as you said. Great stuff down low followed by the really steep upper section. Hopefully more folks will jump this route and give some feedback.

By Jordan Hirro
From: Colorado Springs/Glenwood Spri
Feb 17, 2014

Did this today and...damn. Full on. Soo good. Lots of small gear and finger pieces required. The bottom, however, was a bit dirty in the crack, so just keep an eye out on the lower crux section. I appreciate the work you did, Blake! Super rad.