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Wall of the Trundling Trolls
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Sidebottom 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Mike Strassman, 1982
Season: Late Spring through Fall
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Submitted By: Anonymous Climber on Mar 19, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: Elisa Phillips finishing up on Sidebottom

Description 

Sidebottom is the rightmost route on the Troll Wall, formed by a sort of small right-facing corner system. Maybe worth doing once just to check it off.

Location 

Rightmost route on Troll Wall.

Protection 

Selection of single pieces from 1/2" to #3 Camalot, nuts. Chain anchor at the top.


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By Braxtron
From: ...
Mar 20, 2008

I think this route is only useful for gaining the big ledge where other climbs are. But...you could also just scramble up the far right to get to the same place.
By joshf
From: missoula, mt
Feb 27, 2009

not very fun
By Jonas Salk
May 18, 2009

hmmm. i had fun on this route with some friends. but we bring the fun with us and we're not very critical people.
By Boodge Nomchompski
Aug 16, 2009

Best as a solo. Gear is virtually useless on this route anyway as the hardest moves are off the ground. I placed 1 piece about midway up to appease my belayer/wife. Not a very interesting route. Not even a good route for "practicing" placing gear, as there isn't much.
By Andrew Nelson
Jun 30, 2014
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Not the most satisfying protection on this climb. Some fun stemming moves though.