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West Ridge - part E - top to Xanadu
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Android Tilt 
As We Liked It 
Bat, The 
Between the Cracks 
Born Under Punches 
Bushwack Crack 
Chock Suey 
Fade To Black 
Fading Light 
Friends in High Places 
Ice Nine 
Joke Crack to Superstone 
Knight's Move 
Laughing at the Moon 
Ministry of Fear 
Muscular Dystrophy 
Prince of Darkness 
Purple Haze 
Red House 
Sirens of Titan 
Sylvia's Bush 


YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b PG13

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Brooks, Stuberg and Harrison 1981
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Submitted By: Steven Lucarelli on Mar 26, 2007
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The beginning of this route ascends a dirty left facing corner to a scary looking flake. Carefully climb around the flake and up a short chimney to a ledge on the right and belay. The second pitch continues up a right facing corner to the top. This route has some loose rock and a lot of lichen on it.


The start of this route is located behind a tree about 6' left of Muscular Dystrophy. Just look for a precarious flake about 20' up. Walk and down climb to the north to get down.


Standard rack of nuts and cams.

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By Clint Locks
From: Boulder
Jan 21, 2009

This climb is one of the few in Eldo that I refuse to do again. Horrible! Loose and awkward and quite unenjoyable. I suggest P1 of Bushwhack Crack as an alternative, then hit Laughing At The Moon as a finish.