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Eddie Merckx Gets a Perm

This route is located in the Southern Region at Velo Crag

A Cat Amongst the Pigeons


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Lanterne Rouge 5.9+ (Sport) ***

First Ascent: Don McGlone, Greg Humberg, Matt Tackett in 2010
Length: 80ft
Bolts: 9 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This sport route climbs the arete and face to the right of Eddie Merckx Gets a Perm.
Moves: unknown
Descent: Bolt anchors
Stays Dry:
Owner: RRGCC
Steepness:

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3.59 stars (51 votes)
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5.9+ (48 votes)

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Submitted by: Troy_H
Date: Jan 8th, 2019

Submitted by: RSL
Date: Mar 20th, 2016

Submitted by: Ascentionist
Date: Jun 17th, 2015

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1
Rooky said on December 14th, 2014
Holy fun!
2
Anonymous said on June 21st, 2016
one of my favorite routes that I have climbed.
3
merrick said on October 31st, 2016
This is a quality route that is sheer fun. It is a must hit for the grade.
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Chiyram said on October 22nd, 2017
This route was awesome. Perfect hand a fee the whole way up except for one longer move at third bolt. 5.9+ is a reach though. 5.8+ more like.
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Chiyram said on October 23rd, 2017
Also, added some quicklinks to the chain so people aren't lowering through it.