Sweet and Sour

This route is located in the Muir Valley at Practice Wall

Mercenary of the Mandarin Chicken


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Ai Bang Mai Fa Kin Ni 5.7 (Sport) **

First Ascent: Jared Hancock, Karla Carandang, Jenny Wagner, Mark Ryan in 2005
Length: 20ft
Bolts: 2 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This is the short vertical face right of "Sweet and Sour". It can be climbed to the left or right of the bolts and with or without a sit-start.
Moves: Crimps or Edges
Descent: 2 bolt anchor with quicklinks
Stays Dry:
Owner: Muir Valley
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Submitted by: 512OW
Date: Jun 2nd, 2008

Submitted by: TSO
Date: Jul 18th, 2006

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1
RRO said on July 1st, 2005
Who cares if the climb is good, the name just made me laugh till I cried.
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Ascentionist said on July 11th, 2005
Fortunately I did not Bang Mai Fa Kin Ni. Good route, but too short.
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J-Rock said on July 11th, 2005
I wish it were much longer too, but unfortunately I can't make the rock grow. Some beginners might like it though. I don't recommend several of these routes, especially for climbers looking for longer or more challenging routes.
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cephas said on August 10th, 2005
Its not difficult, but it is harder than it looks at first. Still a fun rout, I'd say that the start is what gives it the .7!
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K-Dawg said on October 13th, 2005
The crag was empty when we were there so I gave my girlfriend a lead lesson. She enjoyed the lower level climbs in this area but for anyone else, they probably wouldn't even classify as a warmup.
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bryanboonern said on March 20th, 2006
My favorite one out of the three in this area. Watch out. Don't bang your knee.
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p0bray01 said on July 11th, 2006
My GF soloed it and BANG HER FA KIN NI...it was great! Easy little climb to start the day and get the joints moving.
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p0bray01 said on July 11th, 2006
My GF soloed it and BANGed HER FA KIN NI...it was great! Easy little climb to start the day and get the joints moving.
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woman said on June 3rd, 2007
heheh. the tag on the route leaves out the fa kin! censorshiP???
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Meringue said on March 6th, 2008
good PRACTICE! you can start from lying underneath overhang making it a 9+ or so... watch those knees tho! Shady and rain free, little to no seepage
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Papatrad said on May 27th, 2008
Short, interesting and good practice for my 15 year old son. Overall I liked it. I wish it was 60 feet higher.
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speedoflight said on August 15th, 2008
hard start, thats about it
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rdskaggs said on December 1st, 2009
my first route at the red