Hippie Lip Balm

This route is located in the Miller Fork at Secret Garden

Going Away Party


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Fuzzy Side Up 5.7 (Trad) ***

First Ascent: Patrick Miller, Bob Bartlett in 2013
Length: 75ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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This is the crack just right of the bolted slab, Hippie Lip Balm. It's possible to traverse over to the anchors on that line to descend.
Moves: Balancy
Descent: Bolts
Stays Dry: Does not stay dry
Owner: RRGCC
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5.7 (17 votes)

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rjackson said on April 20th, 2014
We traversed to the bolted anchors of Hippie Lip Balm, don't know if that is the intention or not. Traffic could turn this into a 4 star 5.7 and then it may be worthy of its own anchors. I thought it was a blast, my partner (a sporty) not so much.
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PatrickBecerra said on April 26th, 2016
Thought this was a bit of a dud. Lots of mud and junk on the lower ledge of this route, separated by jamming in a jagged crack, and a run of face moves on juggy ledges. The gear seemed a little tricky for my partner who's a new leader. Traversing over to the anchors on Hippie is easy, this doesn't need its own anchors.
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Chiyram said on April 9th, 2017
Seemed relatively clean, decent route.