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Teeter Totter

This route is located in the Southern Region at The Playground

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Slide 5.9 (Sport) ***

First Ascent: Bob Matheny in 2004
Length: 65ft
Bolts: 8 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This is the second to the last route from the left on the slab wall. Start down the hill a bit from Teeter Totter. Climb knobs and edges to the anchors.
Moves: Slab
Descent: Ring anchors
Stays Dry: Does not stay dry
Owner: RRGCC

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3.17 stars (87 votes)
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5.9 (62 votes)

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Submitted by: oldman
Date: Dec 19th, 2005

Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 18th, 2005


vic said on June 3rd, 2004
The holds are there, but it's still reachy for me... either that or I have shrunk some more since I was 5.6 and 1/2
Johnny said on June 17th, 2004
Bob's calling it "Slide" and will follow consensus on the rating.
Wes said on May 15th, 2005
A little bit dirty at the start, but fun, thoughtful moves up high.
Meadows said on May 15th, 2005
Required a lot of thinking, loved the route! Good job, Matheny!!!
J-Rock said on July 25th, 2005
Great well bolted route for the beginner sport climber. It climbs much better than it looks.
Feanor007 said on August 25th, 2006
fun route, well placed bolts, fun thoughtfull moves for the grade
Captain Bad Beta said on October 10th, 2006
Fun route. I think only one move was a 5.9 move on it but still fun. great feet everywhere on this route.
merrick said on October 22nd, 2006
trickier than one would think...
Josephine said on June 19th, 2007
had a good time leading this and i'm a beginning leader. thoughtful is dead on. take your time, don't rush, and enjoy!
Pete said on November 26th, 2007
Thanks Bob - fun route. Can't believe it has been there for 3 years and I'm just now getting on it...
Josephine said on November 27th, 2007
new quick links at the anchors 11/25 - thanks Crankmas!
Josephine said on June 2nd, 2008
if you don't want to lead the 10a next to it, you can set up a TR very easily when you're at the anchors of slide.
danf26 said on March 19th, 2009
puzzly crux
thurnauer said on May 26th, 2009
fun for new slab climbers
Anonymous said on May 9th, 2011
broke off a big foothold. pretty big ones around it, so no fear.
StevenTrevor1 said on June 19th, 2014
Climbed this a few weeks ago and i think a few crucial holds broke off of the crux because it was no where near a 5.9 move to get over
Brentucky said on July 3rd, 2014
I climbed it a couple days ago in a pouring, soaking rain thunderstorm, and I confirm it is still an easy (and good) 5.9.