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This route is located in the Southern Region at Drive-By Crag

Murder at Frozen Head

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Junior's Gesture 5.11a (Sport) ***

First Ascent: Jeff Neal in 2011
Length: 65ft
Bolts: 8 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Climb up to a ledge to clip the high first bolt then continue up a blunt arete to meet the crux after a couple of mud jugs. Grovel onto the face making use of sloping ledges which just don't feel as good as you want them to. Once you get your ass over the hump it's just fun climbing to the chains.
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry: Does not stay dry
Owner: RRGCC

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5.11a (16 votes)

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Submitted by: JeffCastro
Date: Apr 18th, 2012

Submitted by: Jeff
Date: Dec 7th, 2011

Submitted by: Jeff
Date: Dec 7th, 2011


pigsteak said on December 9th, 2011
my favorite on this wall....will receive major props as people discover it.
JeffCastro said on December 12th, 2011
Nice route that gets great winter sun. I broke off one of the jugs at the fourth bolt but it didn't seem to change the grade.
krampus said on November 26th, 2012
Very fun rout. Just enough there to keep you going til the end.
fpmadden said on May 28th, 2013
Climbed it this past weekend and thought the climb was great, my buddy Brian however broke one of the good holds down low on the climb maybe between the second and third bolt. Don't necessarily think it makes the route any harder though.