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Start of Something Good 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Mike Dahlberg
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Submitted By: Chris treggE on May 18, 2006

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the direct start is in the bottom of the pic; the ...

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There is a huge block maybe 6 foot tall just to the right of Jump Start. Start standing on that block, the route trends a touch right on small holds and big moves.

I think this has to be close to the longest route at the Bluff (I think Looking for Lust has that honor, or at least it used to before the anchors were lowered).

  • RCM&W #25, p. 121

Protection 

Bolts. Please use your own gear for top rope. Please bring an extra biner and if the ones up top look bad or don't easily clip or shut, please replace it. It's good karma.

It might be a good idea to stick clip the first bolt, as the first crux is right off the block and if you blow it you could break an ankle in between the block and the wall.

Watch for some loose choss after the second crux. Overall good rock though.


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Aiden below The Start of Something Good
Aiden below The Start of Something Good
start. class of 84', dude! where's your mullet?
start. class of 84', dude! where's your mullet?
Through the crux, now run for the chains!  Photo: ...
Through the crux, now run for the chains! Photo: ...

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By Jonathan Williams
From: Minneapolis
Mar 5, 2007
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

One of the most fun, sustained routes on the wall. The bottom is the technical crux, but the rest is sustained fun.
By ChrisFrayer
From: Platteville, Wi
Oct 30, 2011

Once the holds are identified this is a fun climb. Stays on you until the fourth bolt, and then its a 5.10 jugs.
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