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A Pinch of Salt T 
Ape Index T 
Astair S 
Block Party, The T 
Daddy Long Legs T,TR 
Dancing in the Moonlight T 
Done and Dusted T 
Evening Falls T 
Genuflect Falls 
Great White Icicle, The 
Master Scriptorian T 
More Funky Than Monkey T 
Mountain Monkey Swing T 
Pandora's Blocks T 
Plain Kipper T 
River's Edge, The S 
Small Block S 
Snow Slab T 
Tap N Stance T 
Toe Shoes S 
Unknown T 
Viet Cong Corner T 
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The Block Party 

YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 300'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: FA Dave Martin Aaron Rashaw FFA Jeremy Kellogg
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Aaron R on Sep 8, 2008

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The Block Party

Location 

20' left of Pandora's Blocks

Protection 

nuts cams to .75 long runners draws 60 meter rope

Route Description 

This route links up good slabs with some of the climbing over broken rock. P1. Do a groove, clip a bolt, climb between a block and a roof, then enjoy some fun stemming above 100' 5.9. P1 anchors are also the last rap for Pandora's Blocks. P2. Step left off the belay do some loose easy climbing past a pin and a bolt. Continue up angling left on cracks/slabs and launch into the roofs and flakes above. Take care to runner this pitch 135' 5.11-. P3. Step left off the belay do some friction moves and head back right shooting for the weakness in the roof. Pull the overlap and do friction and crystals straight up the middle of the slab 65' 5.11- Rap the route on P3 P2 and an alternate set of anchors below P2.


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Dave Martin climbing P1 with the fun dihedral above.
Dave Martin climbing P1 with the fun dihedral abov...
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By Dave Budge
From: Trashcanistan
Sep 8, 2008

Good job fellas. Looks great! Can't wait to try it.
By Tea
Sep 8, 2008

Nice work guys..way to keep the motivation mid-summer!
By Ben Folsom
Sep 9, 2008

Nice! Another South Side route.
By JBONE
Sep 11, 2008

If ya haven't, ya gotta!
By mountainsense
Sep 7, 2009

A great find, gentlemen--quality stone, super-fun moves and imaginative slab-work. What a fine addition to the southside! S