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Rock and Roll Star 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: FA 1977, Eric Rhicard, Morris Hershoff, John Deladucca
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Submitted By: Chris Duca on May 30, 2011

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A very obvious, and deceptively hard (read: awkward!) finger crack on the same terrace that "Roaches on the Wall" is found.

The business is right off the deck. Battle the finger crack through a somewhat committing and hard to protect (blind placements) section to a good rest on jugs in a horizontal 35' up. Once you're deflamed, work up a short corner (right-facing) then angle right across the face to meet up with the pleasant crack finish of "Roaches".

A great route, and well worth the effort.


The obvious finger crack at the top of the approach trail to the "Roaches on the Wall" terrace.


A standard rack up to a #2 Camalot.

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By Peter Lewis
From: Bridgton, Maine
Apr 24, 2014

This route is just plain hard, right from the very first move...and it's in-your-face-STEEP!