Still not ready to lead 5.9 slabs like Stranger than Friction? Then Dust Bowl Daze is a less heady alternative. The runout start and a balancey overhang up high make this one of Currahee's most interesting "easy" lines.
Climb the slabby face to a shallow overlap where you can finally get in some gear. Continue up to an overhang above a narrow ledge (crux) about 2/3 of the way up. High-step/mantel the overhang and continue to the top.
Starts near the right end of the Slab Wall, just right of Kemoslabee.
Mixed; medium gear and three bolts. Bolted anchor.
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|Comments on Dust Bowl Daze
From: Decatur, GA
Jan 7, 2008
After toproping this one more than two years ago, leading it this past Saturday was like an onsight, I didn't remember anything about it at all. Really a pleasant surprise how much fun this route is. I had to bump up my star rating (for the area and the grade). Recommended.
|By Mark O'Neal|
From: Nicholson, GA
Dec 16, 2013
The third bolt is just above the crux move. Bring some medium size gear to place in the horizontal just below.