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37th Cog in Melvin's Wheel aka Melvin's Wheel, The T 
Backflip T 
Bellyflop T,S 
Between The Sheets T 
Bookmark OW T 
Cave Route T 
Coleman's Complex T 
Crack of No Return T 
Dead in Bed T 
East Side T 
Fall Out T 
Fantasy Ridge T 
Goose, The T,S 
Inside Straight T 
Joy and Tribulation T 
Klingon (with direct start) T 
Manhole Cover T 
Marginal Line T 
Original Fantasy Ridge T 
Penis Chimney T 
Plan A T 
Rhythm Method T 
Romulan Territory T 
Screamin' Eagles S 
Seams Like A Dream T 
Sojourn T 
Son of a Pitch T 
Star Trek T 
Time Machine T 
Twiggy's Crack T 
Virgin Spring T 
Wigglin' Fingies T 
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Son of a Pitch 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: George Hurley and Dave Rearick, 1975
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Submitted By: paco on May 1, 2003

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Description 

Son of a Pitch is on the Bookmark Pinnacle between Crack of No Return and East Side.

This is a fun but funky pitch which includes flared pods that make George's Tree look like a desert splitter. Take a thin crack off the ground and face climb past the new bolt to more pods and face.

Rap 80 feet off some old webbing. It would nice if someone replaced or added some webbing to this old stuff.

Protection 

Bring a varied rack from RPs to a #4 Camalot. There is one bolt about 50 feet up which has been replaced with a new 3/8" x 2 1/2" Rawl(thanks to the ASCA).


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By edward corder
Jun 29, 2010

Be prepared for battle, this climb deserves your full attention.