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Left Slab S,TR 
Motion In The Ocean S 
Naked and Disfigured S,TR 
Pelicans S,TR 
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Sharky's Machine TR 
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Sharky's Machine 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Brian Quiter on Mar 6, 2005

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BETA PHOTO: Hot Tuna from a ways back at lower tide. The firs...


Sharky's Machine is a top rope climb located on the west face of the Main Rock at Mickey's. As such, it can't be climbed if the tide is high. Top rope from the anchors of Hot Tuna and ascend the face directly below the anchors. There are lots of sidepulls that provide technical and fancy climbing. Then once you're about 8 feet below the anchors, the holds run out. We scooted left and finished on Hot Tuna, but since you're on top rope, give the direct finish a shot!


Climb Hot Tuna (11d/12a) and set up a top rope.

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By Ben Broche
From: San Francisco, CA
Aug 11, 2014

Very cool movement, wish it had bolts!

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