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Electric Cowboy

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

The Bushman


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Suckers at the Top 5.9 (Mixed) *

First Ascent: Jim Link, John Whisman in 1990
Length: 50ft
Bolts/Gear: 2/ (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Walk 75 feet left of Electric Cowboy along the wall staying on top of the ledge. Look for a corner with a pinnacle leaning against it. Walk through the passageway and look for this route on the right. Climb the corner to a fixed pin, left around a roof to clip the bolt, then continue right to the top.
Descent: Rap from tree
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS
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hamsco said on February 9th, 2003
not bad mixed route- Someday i will replace the pitons w/ bolts(w/ FA permission)