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The Bushwack Payoff

This route is located in the Middle Gorge Region at Adena Wall

The "end" of the crag

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Subliminal Innovator 5.11b (Trad) ****

First Ascent: Jason Haas, Matt Tackett in 2006
Length: 55ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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15ft. to the right of the Bushwack Payoff is this thin, right facing dihedral. Climb the bouldery dihedral to a ledge and traverse 5ft. left to gain a handcrack that leads up a slabby dihedral. Take the wider crack to an anchor just below the massive roof.
Moves: Hands
Descent: Some nuts and a tricam below roof
Stays Dry: Downpour
Owner: NFS

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RRO said on July 22nd, 2006
the tri-cam shifted a little on the lower. check and fix before you commit to it. fun route.very bouldery and sequential. bring small gear for start.