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Drip Wire 5.11a (Sport) ***

First Ascent: Kipp Trummel in 2005
Length: 80ft
Bolts: 7 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Move 20 feet left from the arete to the next bolted line, which has a high first bolt. Climb through a slightly dirty start to reach a roof. Hyper-extend or heel-hook and lock-off to surmount the roof. Claw up to the chains on small to non-existent edges.
Moves: Crimps
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry: Does not stay dry
Owner: Private
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chriss said on September 17th, 2006
Good route. Maybe a little bit easy for the grade. Great route for the aspiring 11 leader.
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ray said on March 12th, 2007
What the hell was this all about!? Climb up to a roof, lock off half-pad crimps down to your waist to reach a high hold then enter the death zone. 50 feet of edging and gut blasting lockoffs lead to the holdless crux at the last bolt. Thank you to whoever left the bail biner. It came in handy. But yes, definitely easy for the grade and a good lead for the aspiring 5.11 leader.
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ray said on March 12th, 2007
By the way, was I on the wrong route or something?
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chriss said on March 15th, 2007
Thats funny, I think you where on the right route. I had a very similar experience. I was convinced that I had accidentally gotten on someones project as the route felt hard as shit, and we figured out what the rest of the routes where. But once again, let me reiterate, great route for the aspiring 5.11 leader.
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pigsteak said on March 16th, 2007
lol..you slab kings kill me.
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SCIN said on March 16th, 2007
Kipp is a sandbagger!
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512OW said on July 16th, 2007
The description for "Drip Wire" says that its located "20 feet left of Drip Wire." Thats an amazing accomplishment.
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blakeleathers said on March 7th, 2009
awesome route...getting to the last bolt was interesting, trust those feet :| (and ur hands for that matter)
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Scaife said on May 31st, 2011
Every hold has broken off at the first roof making the move at least a V5. I recommend you skip this one.
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megmay said on October 3rd, 2013
Type 4 fun.