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Deception

This route is located in the Tunnel Ridge Road Region at D. Boone Hut Crag

The "end" of the crag


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Apes 5.11a (Trad) *

First Ascent: Tom Souders in 1987
Length: 50ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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Move right from Deception to an overhanging face with a crack system. Climb a flake then make a big move left to pick up another crack. Take this to a ledge.
Descent: Rap from tree
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS
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Submitted by: caribe
Date: May 31st, 2021

Submitted by: caribe
Date: May 31st, 2021

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caribe said on June 1st, 2021
If you do the sketchy walk-off to the right you'll need to have someone second it to pick up the gear. We hung a single line of webbing from the big tree above the crack. This was very visible in a tourist area so we pulled this temporary anchor.