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Crunchy Frogs T,S 
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Dos Pescadores S 
Doug Scott Route, The T 
Excalibur T,S 
Flying Circus, The T 
French Fried S 
Lizard Breath S 
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Pictures of Lily S 
Throb, The T,S 
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Velcro Fly T 
Watts Up? TR 

The Throb 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Tedd Thompson - 1979
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Submitted By: Cory on Jul 27, 2011

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Seasonal Raptor Closures.

Description 

Fun climbing that starts out easy in a small vertical open book with a crack and ample holds. At the top of the open book move right and get ready for the business! Ascend the overhanging corner/finger-crack above to the anchors.

Location 

Open book a few feet right of the flying circus.

Protection 

6 bolts + a 2 bolt anchor.

This is another route that originally went on gear and was subsequently retro-bolted. Lots of opportunity for good gear in the initial open book, with some potential for more creative placements up higher...


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By davidaw
Nov 9, 2012

Great climb.. the crux was super fun!