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Grunt

This route is located in the Lower Gorge Region at Purple Valley

Hot Licks and Rhetoric


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Tour de Hooks 5.10d (Mixed) **

First Ascent: Jamie Baker, Jim Link in 1989
Length: 40ft
Bolts/Gear: 0/ (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Look for a high first bolt 10 feet left of Grunt. Climb to the bolt, continue with natural gear and another bolt. Head right after the last bolt to a ledge. Finish on Grunt or Hot Licks and Rhetoric or go left to a rappel station.
Descent: Rap anchors
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS
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john e aragon said on November 9th, 2009
diffently old school 10d!
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Wolf said on November 10th, 2009
You got that right John. It's a bit heady.