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Pocahontas Path

This route is located in the Southern Region at Chica Bonita Wall

Brolo El Cunado

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The Spice of Life 5.10b (Trad) ***

First Ascent: Jason Haas, Matt Tackett in 2005
Length: 70ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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This route begins as a wide crack just right of Pocahontas. Climb the outside face of the wide crack, protecting out of a pocket, to a ledge. Head out the roof to another ledge with chain anchors.
Moves: Wide Crack or Offwidth
Descent: Chain Anchors
Stays Dry: Light rain
Owner: RRGCC

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3.67 stars (6 votes)
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5.10b (6 votes)

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Submitted by: Roger
Date: Jun 1st, 2012


tambo2 said on November 9th, 2009
still has some loose rock
Cromper said on February 27th, 2012
Super fun; bomber gear. Rock is surprisingly solid.
Anonymous said on March 12th, 2012
Watch out while moving left after the floor drops out, i had an #8 metolius that was bomber and fell, with the swing that ensued my rope ran over some iron veins and the sharp edge cutting the sheath and one of the core strands. take a 0 or 00 metolius to reduce the chances of that happening, you'll know where the zero goes when you get there. other than that it was a very fun/different route
megmay said on May 3rd, 2012
Hah! Just as I was pondering what a fall would do to the rope, I looked down to see what I presume to be your red rope fuzz Anonymous #3. Southeastern sandstone eats ropes!
Anonymous said on March 17th, 2015
Yup, that was my red rope. Its my favorite 53 meter rope now!
Catawaba said on April 30th, 2015
Super fun! Protects really well, enjoyed this more than cheaper than a movie
nitrousstone said on April 10th, 2017
probably my favorite at this wall. very "squished" making for some rad moves. have someone follow you, thing is a bitch to clean.
MikeWilkinson said on October 4th, 2017
Took a good fall working through the end of the roof right where you get really squished. Found a 00 placement as described by another comment here, and it was the last thing I got before falling. That piece blew and my rope dragged a bit on the rock edge, but didn't cut it. Tricky, awkward, but very exciting. Tall climbers might have a real hard time with this one.
climbhigh said on October 4th, 2017
Will have to get drunk and write out the FA story of my first go on it when we put it up. Im tall, its awkward and hurt