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This route is located in the Miller Fork at The Laboratory

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Litmus Test 5.12a (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Dustin Stephens, Jake Veresh in 2014
Length: 70ft
Bolts: 8 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This gorgeous, challenging line takes on the middle, gold section of the large freestanding pinnacle. Stacked, progressively more difficult sequences on dime edges culminate in a potential battle for the last bolt.
Moves: Balancy
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry: Does not stay dry
Owner: RRGCC
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5.12b (3 votes)

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Submitted by: ray
Date: Jan 25th, 2015

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dustonian said on January 26th, 2015
Awesome Funkrockish movement on this one
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JR said on May 10th, 2016
Best slab in Miller fork (so far). It is no picnic.