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Born Again Christian

This route is located in the Muir Valley at The Hideout

Special K

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Old School 5.8+ (Trad) **

First Ascent: Loren Wood, Bill Hebb in 2004
Length: 60ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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This fist to offwidth starts just left of Special K/Beware the Bear in the corridor and is about 60 ft of mostly offwidth climbing. Bring a couple of large pieces and rap from anchors right before that last green section.
Descent: Rap anchors
Stays Dry:
Owner: Muir Valley

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Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 19th, 2005


J-Rock said on November 12th, 2004
Nice photo guys. Looks burly!
ynot said on November 15th, 2005
I believe its a bit harder than 5.8. I liked it.
Anonymous said on November 5th, 2007
We setup a toprope for this route by climbing up and left from the anchors of Special K. Thought it was quite a bit harder than 5.8+, although this might have been due to poor offwidth technique.