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Belleville TR 
Black Bart S 
Blasting Cap S 
Cap Gun T 
Dust in the Wind T 
Fire in the Hole S 
Fools Gold T 
Golden Gloves S 
Golden Nugget S 
Lodestone S 
Motherlode S 
Out of Our Mines S 
Psychedelic Sluice T 
Shantytown Swing S 
Wildrose S 

Dust in the Wind 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: Chris Miller, 1989
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Submitted By: Marc C on Jun 27, 2010

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Coming up the low angle corner crack

Description 

Start up a short ramp to a headwall. Pull the moves over the headwall (crux) and enjoy the easy climbing up a right facing corner crack. Head left at the top to the anchors of Shantytown Swing.

Location 

Right of Shantytown Swing at the obvious ramp.

Protection 

Gear to 2.5"


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The headwall at the top of the ramp.
The headwall at the top of the ramp.
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By Jeff Edge
Nov 29, 2014
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

If Psychedelic Sluice is 5.6, the start of this is probably 5.6 too. But you could also probably call them both 5.5, either way they seem about the same difficulty to me at the "crux."