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YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b PG13

Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
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Submitted By: Muff on Jan 5, 2010

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Panorama of the Kamikaze Cave with climber on Hija...

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Furthest route on the right side of Kamikaze Cave. Starts on the mound. Note a jug broke off between the 2nd and 3rd bolt(1st and 2nd prehung bolts) which allowed you to clip above your head. Now you have to power through a series of painful slaps starting off a mono. Then you move out of the roof and finally clip underneath you for the 3rd bolt. I marked this route as 12b as per the original rating but I feel that it might be in the 12c/d range with the broken hold. Fun moves coming out of the cave.


Furthest route on right of Kamikaze Cave


5-6 prehanging bolts to open shuts. Bring one draw for the first bolt. If you're projecting this route I recommend hanging at the 2nd bolt and aid-clipping the 3rd bolt just to get those moves dialed as you're looking at a scary fall into the cave wall.

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Dan W on Hijacked
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Adam T. Hijacked
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Pulling the lip on hijacked
Pulling the lip on hijacked

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By Muff
Feb 21, 2012

This route is more in the low 5.13 range by my estimates. It's much harder than its 5.12d neighbor. Consensus?
By Timmy B
Feb 21, 2014

big jug broke a couple of years ago :(
By Chris Humphries
From: LA
Feb 16, 2015

I clipped the first pre-hung draw and then moved right before moving up and into the route. Fall would have been a little impactful, but holds were pretty good. Still really fun and in the 12b/c range I thought.
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