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Easy Mark T 
Fine as Wine S 
Flagrant Vagrant T 
Hobo Erectus S 
Hobophobic S 
Mudslinger S 
Old Hobo Route T 
Sloppy Joes S 
Strike It While It's Hot S 
Thunderbird S 
Vulgar Goatman, The T,S 


YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Russ Rickets, Sean Woods. 2009
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Submitted By: Josh Baxley on Mar 18, 2013  with updates from Priti Wright

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First bolt is 20+ feet from the ground, so protect the beginning with a cam, or stick clip the first bolt.

Stem the crack at the start of the route, and follow up to fun slabs under the overhang.


Just to the left of the big black wet streak, look for the bolt above a broken crack system.


7 bolts. Optional cam before first bolt.

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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jun 3, 2013

I'd recommend a #1 camalot for the cam.

This whole crag is still pretty dirty- but the climbing is pretty good. Hopefully traffic will help this place clean up!
By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
Feb 21, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I enjoyed this climb, but think it's worth mentioning that reaching the 3rd bolt is pretty scary, so if you are timid, don't scare yourself leading this.
Agreed that you can use a cam for the start, as well as above for suppleMental gear.

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