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Pockets of Dirt 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Michael Kimm on Mar 21, 2008

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Description 

Three bolts of low 5.10 jugs leads to two bolts of thin, technical crimping on a slightly overhung face. Pull into the lie down rest, then tackle the relaxing headwall to the anchors. An excellent warmup for the insanity that lies deeper in the corridor.

Location 

The first route on the steep left side of the corridor.

Protection 

Bolts to chains.


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By mike moore
From: las vegas, nv
Oct 23, 2011

I was on this recently and believe that in comparison to its' neighbor to the right, this route is significantly easier. I give Helltown 11c/d and Pockets of Dirt 11a.
By Ashley allard
From: Las Vegas, nv
Feb 8, 2013

The bolt directly above the lay down rest is In rock that looks to be cracked. I have notified someone but want to give everyone else a heads up for safety.
By Dani Goodson
Mar 3, 2013
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R

Did this last spring and there appears to be a bolt (or two) missing at the top. Only clipped three and couldn't even find any more on rappel. Maybe we just missed something...Weird. Made for a large run-out at the top.. The moves were quite easy for 11d though
By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Mar 6, 2013

On 3/6/13, the ASCA replaced the second to last pro bolt on this route with a 1/2" x 2.75" SS 5-piece bolt.
By dave blackburn
From: las vegas
Dec 24, 2013
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Hold broke exiting the crux (not me).
A little harder now.
Seems lots of hold breaking lately.
WATCH climbing after rain people!!!
By Justin Streit
Mar 22, 2014
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

As everyone has already said, this route felt significantly easier than its neighbor to the right. That said, I thought this route was more interesting and more fun. Definitely a route worth doing. Dave, I didn't notice anything particular hard after the crux, so I'm not sure this route got much harder.
By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Oct 24, 2014

Thanks for the heads up on the bolt. The rock on this one is iffy at best- finding good rock to replace the second to last pro bolt last year was tough- and i'm not optimistic about the life span of that hole.

I'll try to get out to it or let someone else know about it and maybe try a 5/8" 5-piece or a glue-in and see how it holds up.