You Take Sally

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

Size Doesn't Matter


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I'll Take Sue 5.11a (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Don McGlone, Matt Tackett in 2006
Length: 80ft
Bolts: 9 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This is the route coming out of the hueco on the right. Technical, slabby and fun.
Moves: Technical, slab
Descent: Anchors
Stays Dry: does not stay dry
Owner: RRGCC
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3.42 stars (33 votes)
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5.11b (34 votes)

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RRO said on June 28th, 2007
kick ass route, fun moves and sustained. same as the other route, dont really remember the exact # of bolts. let us know how many if you get on this route.
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pigsteak said on June 29th, 2007
11a my a**...if you can't climb slab (which I can't) this feels 12a....
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RRO said on June 29th, 2007
then learn how to climb slab :)
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pigsteak said on June 29th, 2007
why, it just wears out your shoes...
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Anonymous said on June 29th, 2007
this route is awesome. if you think the red is all high step grab a jug, hop on this beast.
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chriss said on July 4th, 2007
Really fun. Hard onsight when theres no chalk.
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Meadows said on July 5th, 2007
Chris, I hope you added tick marks for my TR send. Thanks, dude.
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Wes said on July 16th, 2007
Hard for the grade, no doubt. Even with chalk, tick marks, and a good brushing.
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krampus said on September 30th, 2007
Fantastic cimb, I thought the grade was right on. I was sure that this was my new favorite slab climb at the red until I got on "She Might Be a Liar", five stars for sure.
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Anonymous said on May 30th, 2008
ahh, one of the crown jewels of the Southern Region's long slab routes. Not only Pig-free, but never a crowd. Balance Beam, Teeter-Totter, Blue & Brown eyed girls....remember the first time you noticed a girl?
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pru said on May 31st, 2008
I has a craving!!
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Anonymous said on May 31st, 2008
Sounds like most of the other stuff at Chica Bonita ( waste of time)
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Anonymous said on October 14th, 2008
From the ground I guessed the route might go 5.10b. By the time I was standing in the hueco I realized I was pushing new ground for my leading. The crux is definitely coming out of and getting above the hueco. The slab friction is superb, moves are technical, balancy, and heady. Once back on the ground my reevaluation moved the grade a full number ahead --5.11b ****
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ray said on November 28th, 2011
Thanks Don and Matt for the reminder of how hard slab climbing is.
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KifuCoffeeRoaster said on March 11th, 2012
Coming out of the hueco GO RIGHT for a big reach to a flat edge. I'm 5'8" so I had to smear and commit, but far the less vertically challenged, you should be able to grab it on a good footing. From there, climb the rest of the way up on kitten nipples, at best. And be prepared to get your shoes resoled.
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KifuCoffeeRoaster said on March 11th, 2012
*for the less vertically challenged (not "far...")
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Chiyram said on August 30th, 2015
This hard. My toes hurt.
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lankydustin said on January 8th, 2019
Did this on a warm January weekend. I've climbed a lot of slab and quite a few 5.11's at the red. All I have to say is thank god for a good set of rubbers. This thing is all feet in shallow rounded water slots. Loved it though especially the V slot index finger hang out of the hueco, and the matched hands and feet mantel move above that. 4 out of 5 stars how is there no chalk on this thing?