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Green Valley Gap
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
12 Gauge Conversion TR 
2 Weeks Notice S 
Australian Monk T 
Beggars and Choosers S 
Benefit of the Doubt S 
Bitter Recriminations S 
Brazilian Ninjas T,TR 
Chinese Gauncho T 
Cool Katz S 
Damned If You Do TR 
Damned If You Don't TR 
Dueling Grandmas S 
Factional Infighting TR 
Fat Black Chuck S 
Hair Today Gone Tomorrow S 
Hairy Virgin TR 
Hue and Cry S 
I'm hungry, I've got to poop! S 
Inquisition, The S 
Jezabel T 
Lincoln's Lament T 
Luck of the Irish S 
Moral Dilemma S,TR 
Not Arrgh S 
Pain in the Cass! S 
Perky's Playground S 
Presidential Centerfold T 
Presidential Warfare T 
Puppet Strings S 
Quickening, The S 
Rock!! n' Roll T 
Sand Stoner Reverse S 
Short and Dorky S 
Shotgun Baptism S 
Skin Graft S 
Stick to your Guns S 
Tape Up 
Washingtons' Wig T 
Wave, The S 
Where Egos Dare S 

Puppet Strings 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Todd Goss, Michael Nad
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Submitted By: Dave Clawson on Feb 9, 2006

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Going over the bulge on puppet strings

Description 

This climb is near the east end of the Gap on the south facing side. It is the left of three routes on the hunk of rock where Shotgun Baptism (10c) and 12 Gauge Conversion (9/TR) are located. Cimbing is easy up to the third bolt where a bulge is encountered. Pull through the bulge clip one more bolt on your way to the anchors.

Protection 

4 bolts, bolted anchor


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By Tryhard
From: Sandy, UT
Mar 22, 2010
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Very good route that is well protected. To keep things interesting, start directly below first bolt at overhang. At upper bulge, clip last bolt then pull over on very good handholds. Felt safe and fun.