Swamp Gator

This route is located in the Miller Fork at Chaos

Spider Monkey


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Lithuanian Princess 5.10a (Sport) ***

First Ascent: Kristina Noreikis, Ian Kirk in 2014
Length: 40ft
Bolts: 6 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Once the location of a controversial large A-Frame ladder nailed to a large wooden pallet this fairly good line now sports the more common pile of cheater stones at the base to assist with reaching the high starting holds. If you want to turn this good line into not so good then climb past the anchors to the second set.
Moves: Pumpy
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry: Downpour
Owner: RRGCC
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3.59 stars (51 votes)
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5.10a (43 votes)

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Date: Mar 20th, 2017

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1
pigsteak said on October 27th, 2014
with a little more height this thing would get another star....overall really nice line. thanks ian and bff
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kafish2 said on October 28th, 2014
Stellar line. Once you actually get your feet in the wall it's quite easy. Can't imagine that this is harder than many 9s such as creature feature, sunshine, or moonbeam. However, might be some of the best climbing at whichever grade it settles at.
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climb2core said on October 30th, 2014
There is an extension to this line. Called "Raise Hell" and probably adds one letter grade to whatever Princess goes at. About 4 more bolts worth of climbing with a couple moves to gain a huge ledge and then 5.7 climbing above it. Unless you are desperate for the points or to climb every 10 in the Red, I would not recommend doing it.
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Anonymous said on October 31st, 2014
One more comment. It is now 6 bolts. Added one between 2 and 3 and one before the chains to keep you from hitting your belayer down low or the rope from getting hung up, up high.
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MurphMan said on May 25th, 2015
I personally thought the extension was fun and definitely worth it, especially once it cleans up. The worst part was pulling the bulge while every other hold blew off. Next time I'll there I'll bring a brush and try to clean it up a bit.
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lena_chita said on September 8th, 2015
Cool plates! Definitely can teach people all about z-clipping on this one. But close bolts were very good for a newish hesitant leader in our group.
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climb2core said on September 8th, 2015
It used to be 4 bolts.. but I added two as I thought it might be popular with those breaking into the grade.. really a 5.9 with one move to get established.
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Rusty said on June 6th, 2017
This route has it all! Nerd gate to start, 25 feet of unremarkable climbing, and guaranteed to drop your rope in the mud when you pull it