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Butterfly Effect, The S 
Cantina Boy S 
Cool World S 
Crowd Pleaser S 
Hand Me the Canteen, Boy S 
Handy Boy S 
Kiss That Stings, The S 
Left El Sapper S 
Less Than Zero S 
Peleliu S 
Right El Sapper S 
Rumor Has It S 
That One Climb S 
Tijuana Crack Whore S 
Westerplatte S 

The Kiss That Stings 

YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c [details]
FA: Steve Damboise
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Submitted By: Adam Holmes on Jan 1, 2003

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Ben Hanna cruising The Kiss That Stings (5.13a).

Description 

One of the few routes on this cliff without a confusing name (did ya climb "Handy the Cantina Boy?"), The Kiss is a short, power-endurance route just left of Cantina Boy and right of Right El Sapper. It has supposedly cleaned up nicely over the years. So if you didn't like it 4 years ago, give it another try.

Protection 

5 bolts.


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By Joel Love
Sep 7, 2013

The 4th bolt is in a hollow plate with a bunch of cracks in it, including a big open dirty one at the top. I WOULD NOT take a fall on this bolt, even though I've heard people say it's been like that for a while.