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Chatfield Hollow Main Wall
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Anarchist , The S 
Blinded By The Puss T,S 
Bloody Beetroots, The S 
Captain Moonlite T,S 
Clark Bar Crack T 
Cold Vein , The S 
Dyno Problem TR 
Exposed TR 
Fear The Wolf T 
Food Pyramid T,TR 
Forearm Frenzy T 
Half crack TR 
Hollow Head Crew/Forearm Direct T,S 
Its Own Spirit T,S 
Jungle Face T,TR 
Kilometer Variation 
Kyles Corner T,TR 
Magic Central S 
Marmalade T,TR 
Modern Collective T,S 
Mudskipper, The T,TR 
Noriega - AKA - Bolt or Jolt TR 
P&H T 
Pisces T,TR 
Psycho Jap S 
Shape Shifter S 
Silver Wings S 
Sirius T,TR 
Sleep Walker ArÍte, The S,TR 
Spider T,TR 
Super Slab T,TR 
Super Vivid 
TRad Crack T,TR 
Twilight Singer T 
Wallow In The Hollow  T 
We Don't Toprope T 
Zeitgeist T,S 
Unsorted Routes:

Noriega - AKA - Bolt or Jolt 

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

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Jim O'Brien on Oct 22, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: Photo credit to Jim. I just wanted to show the usu...


Crux may be getting off the ground... hidden crimpers are delightful as you inch up to the crux, you will know it when you get there. Top 1/3 is slope city... good ledge above.


Just around the Clark Bar corner, the pocked wall


Usually TR'd - Led by Bob Clark on gear, but I don't see where to place any until after the crux...trees at the top for anchors

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John Meagher on the pumpy upper half. <br />Photo by Ollie McMahon
John Meagher on the pumpy upper half.
Photo by Oll...
Noriega, Chatfield Hollow
BETA PHOTO: Noriega, Chatfield Hollow
Me sticking the finish jug. <br />Photo by Ollie McMahon
Me sticking the finish jug.
Photo by Ollie McMahon
Li'l T absolutely decimating Noriega's rounded crimps.
Li'l T absolutely decimating Noriega's rounded cri...

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By John Biehn
From: Madison, CT
Jun 15, 2011
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a X

Years ago we called this climb "Halfmoon" because of the few crescent shaped features that are near the crux.

Great climb but I think it deserves more of an "X" than an "R" if someone wants to lead it.......
By M Sprague
From: New England
Jul 3, 2011

I soloed this after only climbing for a year or so (80s), got to the top and said "What the hell did I do that for". Nice climbing, but a TR is recommended
By J Meagher
Dec 28, 2013
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Awesome technical and sustained face climbing! I wouldn't say this is an absolute classic face climb like Lonesome Dove, but I think it deserves more than 2.9 stars so im giving it 4. I found the crux wasn't right off the ground, to me the crux felt like getting a high left hand into the undercling under the bulge about 1/3 of the way up, which was awkward but fun. Take full advantage of the decent rest about halfway up, I neglected it and fell on the long move to the final sloper on multiple attempts due to the pump. Excellent test of 5.10+ face climbing on slopey crimps, remember to trust your feet in the crux sequence!