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Ghost in the Machine

This route is located in the Southern Region at Curbside

Conscription


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Subtle Thievery 5.11c (Sport) **

First Ascent: Josh Thurston, Ron Bateman in 2006
Length: 65ft
Bolts: 6 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Step right about 15 feet to the next line which takes on the adventurous looking face above.
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry:
Owner: RRGCC
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2.85 stars (47 votes)
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5.11c (38 votes)

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Submitted by: usmcmars
Date: Nov 18th, 2015

Submitted by: usmcmars
Date: Nov 18th, 2015

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1
redpointron said on January 30th, 2007
i think this route will get better reviews once it's been climbed a few times. superb moves with a spicy finish.
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caribe said on May 10th, 2007
I loved this route. It is a bit easier than conscription, one over to the right. BTW If you are looking for the Massachusetts-shaped hold just above bolt 3, don't bother. I had my left foot on it and was in the process of putting the rope in the gate when it blew. The jolt shifted my hands to a position that put all my weight on nothing but my fingerprints. one thousand one, one . . . meanwhile my belay shifted his head to the right to avoid the rock, but it got him in the arm and drew blood. He was wondering where I was, fully expecting me to have fallen already. He looked up at the second that I was hitting the end of the rope with my feet ~2 feet from his head. . . thousand two.
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krabikrabi said on May 10th, 2007
11a, at most.
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Dogcocked Assclown said on November 12th, 2007
http://www1.istockphoto.com/file_thumbview_approve/1632806/2/istockphoto_1632806_manure_heap.jpg
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Power2U said on March 30th, 2008
Yuck, dirty, and I broke a big hold off going into the break at mid height, be careful.
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512OW said on April 27th, 2008
Left a bad taste in my mouth. I washed it out with motor oil.
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pawilkes said on May 11th, 2008
not that dirty, but it isn't clean. Thought it was pretty fun.
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calvinivlac said on April 27th, 2010
It's clean now. And climbs well too. A bit awkward getting onto the ledge. Thanks to everyone who broke off the choss before me. :)
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calvinivlac said on April 27th, 2010
Oops, my comment was meant for the line to the right.
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NUGGET423 said on October 20th, 2015
I enjoyed this route. It's much easier compared to Conscription just to the right... probably because the bolt above the ledge is a lot easier to clip.
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usmcmars said on November 18th, 2015
Surely this route deserves more than two stars. I liked it so much that I chose to fall in the same spot at least 300 times.