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Vomit Launch 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Peter Franzen on Jan 22, 2006
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A few moves into the pumpfest that is Vomit Launch
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A classic 5.11 pump-a-thon. A stick-clip is often used to clip the first bolt to protect the insecure and overhanging first moves. The climbing is steep and consistent with a crux coming in the middle, but the pump will send many climbers for a ride near the top.

Vomit Launch is just to the left of the Cocaine Crack on the right wall in the Cocaine Gully, and starts under the small roof.


9 bolts and a bolted anchor

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By C Miller
Jan 25, 2006
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c

Did this route long ago (fall 1987) and remember it be high quality and pumpy for the grade. An excellent route and a very memorable name!

By Matt McMurray
From: Castle Rock, CO
Aug 3, 2006
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c

I preface this by saying that I am a Vegas local, and that I was at Smith during the crazy heat streak this summer (over 100*), but this route, while CLASSIC... seemed harder than 5.11b to me, even by Smith standards.

By Corey McCarthy
From: Redmond, OR
Apr 6, 2011
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c

So good! There is a direct variant that should be tried on TR or after stick cliping. Great dyno from a right hand two finger pocket to the cliping jug just to the left of the first bolt. Does not add anything to the grade, just fun for those that like dynos.

By Toby Butterfield
From: Portland, OR
Oct 28, 2011
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c

Personally, I found that the last few feet of climbing after you've become established in the crack were the crux of the route. Nice place for a crux, though! Excellent climb, certainly my favorite 11 in the park.

By Bryan Hall
From: Bend, Oregon
Jul 24, 2013

Great fun. Purely a physical fitness route without any single hard move standing out.