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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

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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.
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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.
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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.
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Shamis said on May 18th, 2009
Nice send Ray. That thing is solid.