Flour Power

This route is located in the Southern Region at The Motherlode

Omaha Beach


30a.
+1
1 votes

Pushin' Up Daisies 5.13c (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Brad Weaver in 2008
Length: 120ft
Bolts: 2 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Extension to Flour Power which takes the route to the top of the cliff! From the chains above the original ending, make a hard move to a crimp off of a slopey ledge to reach easier climbing. Then make a committing deadpoint move off of two crimps to reach the jug at the top of the cliff.
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry:
Owner: Private
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4.43 stars (7 votes)
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5.13c (10 votes)

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pigsteak said on August 18th, 2008
since Brad gave me the blow by blow beta, this thing should go down my first time on it. nice work wunderkid.
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calvinivlac said on August 19th, 2008
Yeah, it looks great, especially the deadpoint at the end. I watched him send it 2 days ago. Nice job Brad.
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Thomas8696 said on August 24th, 2008
3 holds have recently broke
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therookie said on August 25th, 2008
more holds are bound to break. there is still a lot of good holds around the ones that have broken.
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therookie said on August 25th, 2008
are*
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mcrib said on August 25th, 2008
stinkpalm
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Anonymous said on September 23rd, 2008
Slowjackin..
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Thomas8696 said on September 26th, 2008
ok, now the real important crimp is brocken! who did it! got there today and it was gone. There are some holds a little farther up and left, so it may still be doable; but harder for sure.
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therookie said on September 26th, 2008
the hold broke last week. i haven't been back on it but the new beta is to mantle to the holds up left. i think i'm just gonna dyno...
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Thomas8696 said on September 26th, 2008
thats what I thought, long mantle? Dyno prob the best idea, gonna be a sick move! the movement just gets better and better
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Thomas8696 said on October 31st, 2008
nice addition, climbs well now that it has cleaned up
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512OW said on April 21st, 2010
So good that it just doesn't make sense to stop at the Flour Power anchors. Fun boulder problem, and the best anchor clipping hold in the cave... Nice work Brad.
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said on April 22nd, 2010
good send Odub...nice subtle spray
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512OW said on April 25th, 2010
Mack5... I have no intentions on subtle spray. I don't mind letting the world know loud and clear what I'm doing.
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SCIN said on October 25th, 2010
Lots of people are saying this extension doesn't make the route 13c. Is this true?
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512OW said on October 25th, 2010
I'm not qualified to say one way or the other. Its quite a bit easier than The Madness, quite a bit harder than Kaleidoscope. I guess it depends on the actual grade of Flour Power. I think the boulder problem that begins the extension is harder than any move on Flour Power, but thats all I can say with any finality.
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pigsteak said on October 25th, 2010
final answer?
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allah said on October 25th, 2010
13B!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Just like everything in the Red!
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512OW said on October 25th, 2010
If I were forced to give it a grade, I'd go with soft 13c. I did it after a run of 10 or so 13b's in about 6 weeks, and I found it to be harder than Darth Moll and Golden Boy, both of which I believe to be near the top of the 13b scale. If Golden Boy and Paradise Lost can be the same grade (not to mention Dracula...), then so can The Madness and Pushin Up Daisies...
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allah said on October 25th, 2010
Paradise is 13a now!!!! no where near as hard as golden boy or Dracula. I do have to agree though that Pushin up daisies is soft 13c, really good entry into the grade.
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Anonymous said on June 3rd, 2016
Several holds have broken, solid 13c.