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Captain Turtlehead

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

Mud on the Rug

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Pottsville Escarpment 5.10a (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Scott Hammon, Dustin Stephens in 2013
Length: 80ft
Bolts: 8 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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The long pretty slab just left of the Mud on the Rug dihedral. Start on Mud on the Rug then immediately move left on a big iron jug to the high first bolt. Continue through awesome balancey moves and cool mantels.
Moves: unknown
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry:
Owner: RRGCC

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Submitted by: dustonian
Date: May 30th, 2013


dustonian said on May 30th, 2013
One of the better easy slabs in the Red, nice work Hammon
pigsteak said on May 31st, 2013
nice..I held off on bolting that one as Captain Static wanted it....glad it got done.
captain static said on July 2nd, 2013
I'm not a very prolific bolter. I bolted a direct finish to George of the Jungle last year and had this line next on my list. I decided yesterday I am just going to pay someone to bolt my lines for me next time. I was going to name this line "Shooting" and the trad variation to the left "Duck for Cover". But if anyone was going to skank my line I am glad it was Hamsco because hr did a bang up job with the glue-ins.
dustonian said on July 2nd, 2013
He did a great job on this thing, basically onsighting glue-in technique first-go with no muss no fuss. Sorry we poached your line Bill, if we had known we woulda waited to climb it until you came out with us. You know how Scott is though, completely aggro!! ;)
hamsco said on July 21st, 2013
My next one will be named "Skank my Line" , just for you Bill.
Rollo said on March 22nd, 2014
This is going to sound stupid but the lichen all over this rock really added to my enjoyment of the climb. It makes you feel like you are a little closer to nature somehow and almost alone up there in a beautiful setting.... Then you hear a bunch of jacktards in hammocks playing James Brown on their iPods across the way and it brings you back to reality. Nice climb!
Chiyram said on April 18th, 2016
This is an amazing 5.10 slab!
phank said on February 22nd, 2017
I think this section of routes is out of order. This route is about 100 ft right of Arachnophobia which is the first route on right side of amphitheater. Harshing my Mellow is much further to the right of these routes on the orange wall.
Anonymous said on February 23rd, 2017
No, the order is correct as is.
Anonymous said on February 24th, 2017
You're out of order Phank, route order is correct.
rjackson said on July 9th, 2017
Wow! Great route! Vert to less-than-vert, well bolted, fantastic finish, exactly what you'd expect for 10a, classic . . . get on it!