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Mental Hopscotch 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Sam Lightner, Sandy Lightner, Zoe and Ally, 08/06
New Route: Yes
Season: Spring Summer Fall
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Submitted By: Sam Lightner, Jr. on Jul 29, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Route "A" is Metal Hopscotch (10d) Route...


Climb up onto the ledge beneath the north face. Traverse to its far end and find an anchor. Climb the arete clipping the north face bolts.
After estaliching this free climb I found rusted studs in the arete. I believe this was the Idaho Falls Mountaineering Clubs bolt ladder. The climbed the spire via aid, then chopped the ladder on rappel. Their route continued on as "E".


North east corner of Swift Creek Spire


8 quickdraws

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By alexa
From: logan
Aug 4, 2008
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Steep climb, Good rock, cleaned pretty well not a lot of loose stuff. Pretty step, no chalk so hard to see where your going, but its all there i promise.
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