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Rubus Fruticosus

This route is located in the Lower Gorge Region at Long Wall

Trinket Man

2 votes

Hidden Treasure 5.11a (Trad) ***

First Ascent: Dan Beck, Dustin Stephens in 2013
Length: 130ft
Gear: Standard rack, with extras in fingers and hands (report bad anchors)

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The top pitch of this beautiful climb is visible if you look up at just the right time as you walk around the corner from Yuk. Climb the first pitch of Rubus Fruticosus to the higher of the two ledge belays. The second pitch traverses right along a good horizontal to pick up the gently overhanging splitter crack. When the crack ends, move left to a jug and a crack that takes a small cam or bomber stopper, then top it out. Enjoy the good rock, moves, protection, and exposure. Morning shade.
Moves: unknown
Descent: Rap from tree or long walk off to climber's left
Stays Dry: Does not stay dry
Owner: NFS
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5.11a (2 votes)

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Submitted by: Wolf
Date: Jun 29th, 2013

Submitted by: Wolf
Date: Jun 29th, 2013


dustonian said on June 25th, 2013
The second pitch on this thing is spectacular!
dustonian said on June 25th, 2013
Also I am pretty sure you need 2 ropes to rap these routes, although with a 70 there is a decent possibility you might barely make it?
Wolf said on June 25th, 2013
I think you'll need two ropes, or an 80. A 70 might work though. Alternatively, you could do a short rap to the anchors on Trinket Man, then rap to the ledge, then rap again from under Kazi and Mito.
Anonymous said on June 25th, 2013
that crack is prolly jizz filled from you two homos butt-humping on the ledge. fags
Wolf said on June 25th, 2013
The traverse from the ledge is long enough that the crack stays clean.
brhe224 said on August 10th, 2015
spectacular and exposed route. Did the short rappel to the top of the sport line and a 70 gets you down
dustonian said on August 10th, 2015
Nice work dude!