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L to R R to L Alpha
Black Magic T 
Break it Out T 
Childhood's Beginning  T 
Childhood's End T 
Free and Easy  T 
Ice Pirates  S 
Look Ma no Hands S 

Ice Pirates  

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: John Hoffman, 1989
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Submitted By: urs on Aug 3, 2009

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This extremely unique route is one of the most interesting routes in Donner. Start off the route with a brutal mantel on a large roof which is followed by thin face climbing. From here attack an overhanging pocketed face with brutally thin moves on slopers and pockets to the top.


This route is located about 100ft to the left of Childhood's End 5.10d and is one of the first routes you will see when getting to the wall through the second approach described on North Stars Wall.


7 bolts lead to a 2 bolted anchor. Rap off.

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By peachy spohn
Aug 25, 2012

What a crazy, fun route! The mantle isn't mandatory, but it's the most obvious way to get above the roof. The upper section of the route has some of the coolest moves and holds. I thought that this was one of the better routes at North Star too.
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