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

Fleeing the Scene

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Sojourner Truth 5.10c (Sport) ***

First Ascent: Kipp Trummel in 2011
Length: 55ft
Bolts: 6 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Race up on large plates which end abruptly at a bulge where the real climbing begins. Move up past some nice moves to a hole just before the chains. From the hole, peek out and stare at the chains for awhile while you wonder how you can reach them without falling.
Moves: unknown
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry: Does not stay dry
Owner: RRGCC

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2.48 stars (21 votes)
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5.10c (22 votes)

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Submitted by: Jeff
Date: Dec 7th, 2011


rjackson said on December 7th, 2011
This one ain't over 'til it's over... Don't expect much at the top, as I did not find a 5.10 jug.
Pangea said on December 31st, 2011
Well, the "credit card" hold at the top, which was probably keeping the grade on this a little lower, is no longer there thanks to my right foot. Difficulty bumped up a notch now. Enjoy!
cliftongifford said on February 3rd, 2012
One of the worst routes I've been on in a while. Dirty, chossy, bad bolt placement, and the movement sucks.
pigsteak said on February 8th, 2012
clifton, apparently you have not climbed any of my routes at curbside.....;)
Yasmeen said on February 8th, 2012
Your first comment on this Curbside route is still one of my all-time favorites, Kipp:
cliftongifford said on February 8th, 2012
Sorry pigsteak, I've enjoyed MANY excellent routes you've put up all over the gorge, including a few at Curbside. I just didn't enjoy this one, the bolt above the roof is a little sketchy considering the rock, but I'm also weak. Thanks for your work!
pigsteak said on February 9th, 2012
no worries man....I actually agree with needs glueins if anything. in fact, the anchor clips are a bit contrived because the original anchors were supposed to be higher but the rock quality got even worse if you can beleive that.
JR said on March 15th, 2012
If this ended at the last bolt I would bump this up to 2 stars.....
dustonian said on June 5th, 2012
I liked this route. I took a friend from Bishop here for his first climb ever in the Red, & he really liked it too.
Rollo said on March 22nd, 2014
I would bump this up two stars if the anchors were up and to the left a bit on what appeared to be good rock to the layman. It would make you climb through that last bit. I liked it lots though.