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Trash the Training Wheels

This route is located in the Southern Region at Velo Crag

Riding Recumbent


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False Flat 5.8+ (Trad) ***

First Ascent: Arthur Cammers, William Bailey in 2016
Length: 78ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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Proceed to the climber's left from Ultegra, follow the main wall around to the right for about 80 m to find a thin crack that widens above a small platform. Gain the platform and look right for a finger-size horizontal placement. When the crack ends head up and right to a bushy shelf with great protection. There is finger-sized gear above, will need an extended 2"-cam in the hueco under the hemlock. Rap from the hemlock--trunk is visible from ground. Gear: a few 24" slings, double rack 0-#3.
Moves: unknown
Descent: Rap from tree
Stays Dry:
Owner: RRGCC
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Submitted by: caribe
Date: Mar 22nd, 2017

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caribe said on March 22nd, 2017
False Flat: In cycling, a stretch on a long hill that looks flat and tricks you into thinking you've reached the top when there's still more climbing to do.
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climbhigh said on March 22nd, 2017
Glad to see folks sticking with the naming theme.
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Anonymous said on March 23rd, 2017
Nice name. Got me thinking...there is also the issue of D flat versus C sharp scales. Perhaps we can discuss the broader implications of such later, Art? Flunker
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kman154 said on May 1st, 2017
Not a bad route but there is definitely some route searching involved. I did not really go to the right much at all (just a little toward the bushy shelf then back left) but stayed left or went more straight up to the lay down hueco. Out of the lay down hueco I went left up a short crack and topped up with the help of some rhodo. The face directly above the hueco is bare bare bare and will leave you questioning the best way to the top. Just suck it up and commit right or left. It is scary either way.