Strip the Willows

This route is located in the Muir Valley at Slab City

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Thrillbillies 5.10b (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Karla Carandang, Jared Hancock in 2005
Length: 90ft
Bolts: 9 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Begin just right of Strip the Willows on a small pedestal, then trend up and left to thin water grooves, sidepulls, deep horizontals, and plates. Find your way up the featured slab and finish on a large ledge. Take your shoes off at the anchors to relieve your toes. Check out the view, too!
Moves: Slab
Descent: Ring Anchors above ledge
Stays Dry:
Owner: Muir Valley
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Submitted by: tunedvwgti
Date: Aug 7th, 2017

Submitted by: Basta916
Date: Nov 23rd, 2009

Submitted by: SCIN
Date: Oct 16th, 2006

Comments

1
Huggybone said on February 9th, 2006
Better than boltergiest.
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J-Rock said on February 24th, 2006
Agreed.
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pigsteak said on March 10th, 2006
superb climbing that'll keep you on your toes...nice job karla!
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Anonymous said on April 25th, 2006
nothing like boltergeist.
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Anonymous said on April 26th, 2006
Both are long, fun, easy slabs, in the 5.10 range.
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caribe said on February 6th, 2007
Wee bit harder than Boltergeist.
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michaelarmand said on June 15th, 2007
Excellent route!! Much more sustained than boltergeist...loved every minute of it....
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mojohand said on December 4th, 2008
long, fun warm-up; loved the fingerlock!
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ReachHigh said on July 26th, 2009
much better route then boltergiest, flows better and more sustained.
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anticlmber said on October 29th, 2009
TITS!!! one of my new fave 10bs
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turbo2000gt said on August 6th, 2017
Super fun, sustained climbing. Neat sidepulls on the watergrooves. It's a little dirty and one of the nearby trees has grown a branch all the way to the wall, which you have to climb under. Really good slab climbing.