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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 Arete, The 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 
Spider T,TR 
Super Slab T,TR 
Super Vivid 
TRad Crack T,TR 
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: Noriega, Chatfield Hollow


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...
Me sticking the finish jug. <br />Photo by Ollie McMahon
Me sticking the finish jug.
Photo by Ollie McMahon

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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!