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Three Toed Sloth - Open Project

This route is located in the Muir Valley at The Boneyard


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Gorilla 5.12c (Sport) ***

First Ascent: Ray Ellington, Kipp Trummel in 2009
Length: 45ft
Bolts: 6 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Left of Running in Place. Climb up to a large pocket and make a big move left to a decent set of holds. Dive into two bolts worth of insanity then try not to blow it for the remainder of this superb crimpfest.
Equipped by Kipp Trummel.
Moves: Crimps
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry:
Owner: Muir Valley

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Submitted by: SCIN
Date: May 21st, 2009


pigsteak said on April 24th, 2009
as of 4.1.09 this is an open project. let me know how you do the moves aftre the third bolt.
ray said on May 18th, 2009
I sent this today (thanks Kipp) and guess the grade to be about 5.12c. It has a cool shutdown sequence using a micro crimp to a bad sloper that you have to pull hard off of.
pigsteak said on May 18th, 2009
thanks ray..another FA for me, and another piece of guidebook glory. ;) seriously, nice work on that crux. kek san had worked it and was close..glad to see it go.
Shamis said on May 18th, 2009
Nice send Ray. That thing is solid.