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Monkey Bars

This route is located in the Southern Region at The Playground

Crack the Whip


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Capture the Flag 5.11b (Sport) ****

First Ascent: John Bronaugh in 2004
Length: 50ft
Bolts: 5 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This powerful route begins just right of Monkey Bars. Climb through great moves on small edges and pockets to the anchors. Great route.
Moves: Crimps or Edges
Descent: Ring anchors
Stays Dry: Light rain
Owner: RRGCC
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3.78 stars (81 votes)
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5.11b (74 votes)

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Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 18th, 2005

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1
rhunt said on September 10th, 2004
fun!
2
young'n climber said on October 11th, 2004
Super cool pinch move!
3
chriss said on May 11th, 2005
Spectacular climb! A must do route for the 11 climber.
4
Wes said on July 4th, 2005
Very cool moves.
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rhunt said on March 20th, 2006
The first bolt on this climb is loose(bolt not hanger), I can't tell if it needs re-tightened or replaced.
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merrick said on October 22nd, 2006
superb non-stop fun. this is the classic rrg climb you want to do!
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Anonymous said on May 17th, 2013
Really fun route, as someone else said about 3 of the hangers are loose. Tried to tighten them with a wrench but no luck.
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tradosaurus_rex said on February 12th, 2017
Full rebolt on 2/11/17, enjoy the shiny new gear!
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DrRockso said on February 12th, 2017
Thanks for the work, this route really needed it!
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DrRockso said on March 26th, 2020
By far the best route at this crag.