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Blood Sacrifice S 
Easter Uprising S,TR 
El Machete S,TR 
Fern Bully 
Gateway S 
Good Book S 
Howard's End S,TR 
It Bites 
La Campanita S 
Leafy Endings 
Narthex S 
peaking at the vultures 
Poison Ivy S 
Pyramid Direct 
Race aginst the snails 
Song of Myself S,TR 
That rock above looks like it will crush me!  
Torn Awake S,TR 
Unbound S 
Use the Force Luke S 
Wasp Arete S 
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YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Luke Stollings 1994
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Submitted By: J. Thornton on Feb 17, 2013

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i thingk this is holly crow, asfar as sean o'grad...


Pull the crux above first bolt. Moves get easier in the corner, then do your penance as the pump sets in on the slightly hungover headwall to the anchor.

This route can get dirty, like most Gtown routes, so bring your brush to clean the holds for the RP.


Right of La Campanita. Starts up face just right side of the inside corner about 15 feet right of the Wasp Arete.


3 bolts, 2-bolt/chain anchor.

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By Erik Wessner
From: Austin, Texas
Aug 2, 2015

I believe that a hold has broken just above the first bolt. Hit a sloping sidepull with your left and a peanut sized pinch with your right and throw to the hueco. Can anyone else confirm this? I onsighted this climb almost a year ago and after going back last week I fell twice on it and I'm climbing almost 2 number grades above that now.
By Morgan F. Smith
From: Bryan, TX
Dec 8, 2014
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Great lead, the beginning is the crux for sure, lots of loose rock, but the moves up to the top are all great! Don't get sucked into using the arete...
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