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Boiler Room

This route is located in the Lower Gorge Region at Lost Ridge

Buffin the Taint

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Kaiju 5.11a (Trad) ****

First Ascent: Dustin Stephens, Kirk Jenkins in 2013
Length: 100ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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The epic steep corner just right of a massive overhanging wall. One of the longest, most sustained and vomit-inducing offwidths in the Red. Enjoy the insane finish moves up top. 60m rope mandatory for rappel, pro to multiple #5 & 6 Camalots.
Moves: unknown
Descent: Rap from tree
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS

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Submitted by: Anonymous
Date: Dec 11th, 2020

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Submitted by: caribe
Date: Nov 15th, 2013


kurktj said on November 17th, 2013
By far the wildest route I've ever been on. I've got to go back and lead it sometime soon, I just hope I don't shit my pants at the top. Thanks, Dustin for hauling my ass up it
dshalvey said on December 11th, 2013
Can someone put me in touch with the FAer? Thanks!