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This route is located in the Muir Valley at Indy Wall

Makin' Bacon


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The Happy Fisherman 5.11d (Sport) ***

First Ascent: Tim Powers, Karla Carandang, Jared Hancock in 2004
Length: 40ft
Bolts: 5 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Begin 10-15' right of "Makin' Bacon". Begins as slab. Follow the line of 5 bolts up the thinning face to a bouldery pocket section. Enjoy surprisingly good holds on the overhanging finish.
Moves: Crimps or Edges
Descent: Ring anchors
Stays Dry: Light rain
Owner: Muir Valley
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3.21 stars (28 votes)
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5.11d (41 votes)

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Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 19th, 2005

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1
J-Rock said on August 24th, 2004
Sequential crux.
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SCIN said on August 30th, 2004
Sweet route.
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Stewy911 said on March 8th, 2005
definately a sweet route. alil iffy on the grade tho
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Sunshine said on May 31st, 2005
I liked it. Fun. Oh, I would go with the 11d.
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t bone said on May 31st, 2005
It will be in the new guide as 11c
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rdo'c said on January 17th, 2010
Felt about 11c to me. I can understand rating this 11d if you're using bad beta through the crux but 12a? C'mon.