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5.6 dihedral T,TR 
Balls on a Kite T,TR 
Barnyard TR 
Bio-Degradable T,TR 
Booze Pigs S,TR 
Cascadia T 
Curse of the Drill S 
Drink to Puke T,TR 
End of the Innocence S 
End of the Innocence variation S,TR 
Generation Gap S 
Her Spidery Chamber T,TR 
High School Romancer TR 
Left Side Dihedral (aka Corner Crack) T,TR 
Manic Depression S 
No Time to Linger  TR 
Organic Matter TR 
Pagan Rituals S,TR 
Penitent Crack T,TR 
Pine Tree Crack T,TR 
PWB Arete S 
Repentance Crack, The T,TR 
Sex Weed T 
Strong Faith T,TR 
Sunset Ascent S 
Swiss Cheese S,TR 
Turkish Revenge S,TR 
Two Hands of Prayer T,TR 
Zig-zag crack T,TR 
Zschiesche toprope problem TR 
Unsorted Routes:

Curse of the Drill 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Birling/Long
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Ron L Long on Jul 8, 2007

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Description 

The route starts approximately 5 ft left of "End". Climb low angle start then pull bulge on good holds. Work up the face more or less in line with the bolts. At the over hanging flakes, look right then climb up and left of small tree to the anchors.

Protection 

6 Bolts and anchors


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good route
BETA PHOTO: good route
Thune on "Curse of the Drill".
BETA PHOTO: Thune on "Curse of the Drill".
End of Innocence (with draws clipped) and Curse of the Drill- to the left.
End of Innocence (with draws clipped) and Curse of...
Curse to the left.   <br /> <br />End of innocence to the right.
Curse to the left.

End of innocence to the righ...

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By John W. Knoernschild
From: Wisconsin
May 15, 2008
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

This route is great! Super sequency. Thanks very much Ron for bolting it.
By Tradoholic
Aug 12, 2009

Good route. I thought it was better than "End..." Lots of "A Ha!" when finding the jugs.
By Andy Hansen
From: Longmont, Colorado
Feb 28, 2010
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Thought this climb was far better than 'End of the Innocence' and pulling over the "roof" was a sweet sequence of moves. Sweet climb.
By Langlois
From: NYC
Jun 17, 2010

This climb had also been TR'ed for many years before the bolts. Some day I'll have to come back and give it a whirl ground up. Thanks for all the efforts here gents