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The "start" of the crag

This route is located in the Muir Valley at The Bowling Alley

King Pin


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Steel Reserve 5.10c (Sport) *

First Ascent: J.J., Jane Maurer in 2005
Length: 45ft
Bolts: 5 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Leftmost route on the wall. Climb shit to more shit and hope you don't break more shit off. Sequential.
Moves: Pockets
Descent: Ring anchor with cables
Stays Dry:
Owner: Muir Valley
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corduroy said on March 2nd, 2005
i dig this problem - cool start - and perplexing finish
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Stewy911 said on March 28th, 2005
This route should read as follows. "Climb shit, to more shit and hope you don't break more shit off." I love the anchor setup JJ. Makes the last clip different than you would think.
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Sco Bro said on March 28th, 2005
Brittle. . .
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Josephine said on September 23rd, 2007
sharp holds!!! the finish was interesting.
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michaelarmand said on December 31st, 2008
I think the route has cleaned up some since it wasn't all that bad.
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vertical1 said on July 2nd, 2011
As the route description says, this route is the SHIT!