Yell Fire!

This route is located in the Southern Region at The Crossroads

Red Tag Rape

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Severn Bore 5.11c (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Kipp Trummel, Scott Brown in 2009
Length: 60ft
Bolts: 7 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Just right of Yell Fire is another slab to roof problem. Tiptoe up to a decent stance just before the roof then use thin seams and edges to extend as far as possible to reach a good hold in the flake. Thug over the lip then enjoy less stressful climbing to an enjoyable airy finish. Use a long draw for the roof bolt to save your rope.
Moves: Slab to buldge
Descent: Quick links
Stays Dry: Does not stay dry
Owner: RRGCC

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3.88 stars (16 votes)
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5.11c (16 votes)

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Submitted by: Anonymous
Date: Mar 30th, 2016

Submitted by: Anonymous
Date: Nov 15th, 2012

Submitted by: SCIN
Date: May 22nd, 2009


pigsteak said on December 18th, 2008
look up the meaning of the route name, go take a look at the line, and then you'll get the connection. this entire section of wall will make for a good outing.
pigsteak said on January 2nd, 2009
now open. huge thanks to scobro for unlocking many of the sequences.
Sco Bro said on January 2nd, 2009
My core is sore.
pawilkes said on January 26th, 2009
interesting route, not nearly as technical as the routes to the left but more burley. i like the ending but it could use a good brushing.
Sco Bro said on February 14th, 2009
It wasn’t brushed when I figured out the beta going to the anchors on lead the first time, why should it be any easier for the masses?
pigsteak said on February 14th, 2009
hey pawilkes, get out there and brush this thing. or scobro is gonna put some slick buggers on the crux holds.
pawilkes said on February 14th, 2009
why would i brush it piggie, i already sent it.
pigsteak said on February 15th, 2009
ah, I see. you number chasers never repeat a route, or go back and do any service for the community at large. my bad, I'll scrub it the next time scobro and I go out there and spend another 10 plus hours getting the route ready. :)
pawilkes said on February 16th, 2009
sweet, that would be highly appreciated. and if you have some spare time put up a few more classics so i can keep chasing the numbers, i'm running out of stuff to do that i don't have to project.
michaelarmand said on April 27th, 2009
I loved it, the crux fell like an 11 to me...the rest was tons of fun....
michaelarmand said on April 27th, 2009
oops, my comment was about the previous route....
krampus said on June 1st, 2009
great rout, i thought pulling the bulge was a bit harder than 11b, or I may have just done it the hard way
Brentucky said on August 3rd, 2009
Hadn't been "shut down" on an 11b in a while, but this one did the trick and damn near popped my hip outta place in the process! Guess I'll have to go back some day to see if it was due to trail day workage, suckage, or sandbaggage.
woman said on October 14th, 2009
Kipp: what a line! What a wall! The name makes perfect sense, and the route is awesome, spicy!
512OW said on October 14th, 2009
Woman, how can a route be spicy on toprope? Please enlighten me...
pigsteak said on October 15th, 2009
she meant the equipper is spicey..... I concur.
woman said on October 15th, 2009
That is what I meant, pigsteak. :) Also, I was scared belaying, that's why it was still spicy! Definitely planning to climb it properly upon return.
Anonymous said on July 20th, 2010
this whole wall sucks
Sco Bro said on July 21st, 2010
Anonymous what sucks harder, this wall or you on the receiving end of a glory hole?
pigsteak said on July 22nd, 2010
methinks someone got spanked good and hard on this wall....
climb2core said on November 2nd, 2010
Great route. I must have spent 15 minutes under the "wave". I kept getting pushed out trying to reach the flake only to figure out I had to move my left foot down 3 inches... and it made all the difference. Very unique line for the Red!!!
Power2U said on June 11th, 2012
SICK!!!! ... Nu'ff said!
Anonymous said on November 28th, 2012
as i was climbing this route, i noticed you can clearly deck at the top falling into the slab below if a hold breaks, being this is the Red and things break, snap crackle and pop a lot here, easy solution move a bolt, add another- was told to bring a cam for a crack up there- did not know it was mixed route- do not see anything about that in description, not a good time to be bold and run it out. yes it is easy but not the point- protect the climber-T
Chiyram said on May 28th, 2013
Amazing route! The move to the roof and moving over the roof is ridiculously cool. A little tricky figuring it out at first but I'm definitely going back for the send.
Willy said on June 19th, 2017
Feels like a huge sandbag until the magic beta is unlocked then it's totally reasonable. Rad route!