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Afterthought TR 
Anduril S,TR 
Art Imitates Life S 
Art of the Pissant S 
Big Kahuna S 
Black Rider S,TR 
Caradhras T 
Cirith Ungol T 
Dimrill Stair T 
Dwarrowdelf T 
Easy Rider S,TR 
Fangorn Crack T,TR 
Fool's Gold S 
Gandalf T 
Glamdring S 
Isengard S 
Karmic Relief S 
Khazaddum S 
Little Bruiser T 
Lord of the Rings S 
Marranon T,TR 
Merryanne TR 
Middle Finger TR 
Nameless Left of Dimrill Stair T,S 
Nameless Right of Shadowfax TR 
Nameless to the right of Fools Gold T,TR 
Orange Sunshine S 
Orc T 
Orthanc S 
Out on a Whim T 
Radagast T 
Risky Business T,S 
Rock Wrestling T 
Rocking the Dalai Lama S 
Room With A View T 
Sam I Am S 
Shadowfax T 
Shelob's Lair T 
Slice & Dice T 
Smeagol's Surprise T 
Strider TR 
Unsorted Routes:

Khazaddum 

YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Kyle Wills on Aug 22, 2010

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Sequence on Khazaddum.

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Description 

Two definite schools of thought on the start. I led in directly from below being taller, using some dynamic moves and smearing. Partner very delicately came in from left side. Solid reachy hands with good feet in between gaps of blankness. Fun route.

Location 

Just right of Dimrill stair. Surprised was not in MP.com already, seemed like a commonly done route.

Right side of Middle earth corridor.

Protection 

3 bolts, bolted anchors


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By Kyle Wills
From: San Diego CA
Aug 22, 2010

10a/b if you're strong and lanky. Maybe harder if not.
By Johnny Ink
From: Portland
Oct 8, 2011

I led this climb this morning after a few failed attempts at the start. Being 5'7", I definitely came in from the left side. Dynamic moves required between first and second bolt if you don't have the reach. Super fun climb.
By RAZORsharp
From: Carlsbad CA
Feb 15, 2013
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

I noticed there was a good amount of chalk to the right of the third bolt. That variation is easier than going direct. I felt that the direct deserved a b/c ish rating. Fun none the less!