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Flaming Blue Jesus to Mandala T 
Morning Sickness T 
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Silver Surfer T 
Uncle Billy  
Up the Down Chimney T 
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Wright of Thick and Thin T 
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Silver Surfer 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: pete cogan on Sep 6, 2003

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Silver Surfer is a short route beginning left of Beefeater. It begins in a chimney then goes up a left-angling crack up to bolted anchors with webbing. You can't miss it. You can easily rap from here or continue on your choice of two bolted routes, one 12a and the other 13b.

The protection is excellent, the chimney is funky, the move into the crack is fun, and the crack itself is good.

I'd add your own webbing.


Standard rack to #3 Camalot; no small stoppers are needed.

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By nolteboy
Jun 16, 2005

Short, but worthwhile. The easiest route on this section of Holdout.
By cstebbins024
From: Laramie, WY
Jul 26, 2015
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Fun route as a warm up for Beefeater or Currey's Diagonal. The anchor is pretty wanky but ok.
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