Elephant Man

This route is located in the Southern Region at The Dark Side

Straight Outta Locash


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Tuskan Raider 5.12d (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Rob McFall
Length: 75ft
Bolts: 9 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Start on the same slopey holds as Elephant Man but traverse right on heel hooks to a good rest. Take a breather then fire up to a difficult boulder problem right beneath a large hueco. Ponder ethics, then continue to the chains.
Moves: Bouldery or Technical
Descent: Cold shuts
Stays Dry: Downpour
Owner: RRGCC
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Submitted by: edwinteran
Date: Oct 5th, 2013

Submitted by: edwinteran
Date: Oct 5th, 2013

Submitted by: edwinteran
Date: Oct 5th, 2013

Submitted by: SCIN
Date: Jul 12th, 2006

Submitted by: SCIN
Date: Jul 12th, 2006

Comments

1
peterbonamici said on June 9th, 2004
ponder ethics is right
2
climberdude99 said on August 5th, 2004
flashed this, very good rest in the middle, easy chicken head jugs to the finish
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greg_kerzhner said on August 15th, 2004
12c
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boulderguy133 said on September 20th, 2005
super fun route
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mcrib said on September 18th, 2007
The ashtray did this thing second go. Have it on good authority ie the ashtray told me. he is so skinny and strong and has very little body fat.
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Horatio Felacio said on October 2nd, 2007
what's that? it was only in the low 80's yesterday? good thing you weren't at the darkside, because it was on fire with mcrib's dance moves just before onsighting this thing! nice dude!
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crayon said on November 22nd, 2009
Several of the draws in the traversing section of this route up to the first hueco are heavily worn and sharp on the rope side and have dangerous vertical grooves of the hanger side. I've never seen such damage on the hanger side, and I'm guessing that swinging falls from the bottom/middle of the route are the cause of the wear. I replaced at least one of the draws, but several are still questionable. Just a heads up.
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Anonymous said on August 22nd, 2013
Pulled the first (sharp) draw and elected not to replace. Crux to the first bolt plus a sharp first draw you can't assess is a potential accident waiting to happen. It is pretty easy to tram up to the firs bolt and retrieve your draw when done.