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Sipping Scotch from a Shallow Grave

This route is located in the Miller Fork at Highlands

Aye Fair to Middlin' (Project)

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Knap of Orkney 5.12b (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Brent Dupree, Kipp Trummel in 2013
Length: 60ft
Bolts: 7 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Begin on a low ledge. A slightly dirty start quickly opens up into challenging cruxes on shallow slopers, small edges, and tight tweakers. If the crux feels impossible try again on a cooler day.
Moves: Bouldery
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry: Downpour
Owner: RRGCC

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5.12b (3 votes)

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Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 10th, 2013


Brentucky said on December 11th, 2013
Don't let my relatively small number of tries fool you. I had pigsteak's primo, perfect beta, and I had also ingested a good dose of Wheatleys around the time I sent. Expect a fight for this one.