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Bag of Tricks aka Flake S 
Beak, The S 
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Horizontal Bop S 
Icerigger S 
Nob Job S 
Noodlers' Nightmare S 
Nose Job S 
Phalloid Void S 
Pit Viper S 
Pocket, The S 
Prarie Dog S 
Ruse, The S 
Seamless aka Knappweed Infestation S 
Sidewinder S 
Slot, The S 
Song of the Wood S 
Sub, The S 
Sun Cave Direct S 
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Svengali S 
Textured Landscape S 
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The Ruse 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Wright, Anderson, 1995
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Submitted By: Richard M. Wright on Sep 6, 2001

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Two routes left of Cobble Wobble, and in the main sector of this wall, The Ruse runs up to a potato chip flake near the top.

Getting off the ground is the first crux, and it is reachy and powerful. The entry sequence seems much harder than 5.11 until you get the sequence right. Run up the black streak and faint right, before jugging left (The Ruse). Getting to the anchor is cruxy, spooky, and committing. But you won't die if you miss the lip move.


Draws and a rope.

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