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Inner Sanctum S,TR 
Magnum cum Masochist S,TR 
May Cause Health Problems T 
Noisy Cricket S 
Not Suitable for Pregnant Women S 
Phalanx T,TR 
Piled High T 
Reggae's Route S,TR 
Rob's an A S 
Smegma Deluxe S 
STD T,TR 
Tres Amigos S,TR 
Upchuck S 
Why Crack T,TR 

Inner Sanctum 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Michael LaPlante
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Submitted By: Alexander Nees on Apr 24, 2007

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Description 

The BEST 5.10a at Mentmore, this route should get climbed far more often than it does. It follows a shallow, incipient crack system up a shallow scoop in the cliff face, with fun climbing, good rock, and so on. Go do it! Clipping the 3rd bolt can feel quite hard, though, so this is not a good choice as a first 5.10 lead.

Location 

The second boltline left of the obvious, jumbly "Why Crack". Look for a shallow "scoop" in the cliff band. Walk or lower off; don't rap, ropes get stuck easily.

Protection 

5 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor.


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By Ken Jones
From: Grants, NM
Oct 1, 2011
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Bolt is still loose. Adds a little excitement.
By Anthony Stout
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From: Albuquerque, NM
Oct 5, 2011

Is the bolt loose inside the sandstone or is it just the hanger? In other words, can it be tightened with a wrench or does the whole bolt need replacement? I know I won't be able to make it there soon but this information could be good for anyone who might be able to repair it in knowing what they need to take to the crag (just a wrench or the whole bolt kit?).
By Ken Jones
From: Grants, NM
Jun 3, 2012
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Tightened the third bolt today, I have been meaning to do it for months. Should be good for now but may still need to be replaced.