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Rough Around the Edges

This route is located in the Miller Fork at Cloud 9

Spider Staircase

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Nightmare on Hell Creek 5.9+ (Trad) ***

First Ascent: Tom Wilson, Jac Frech, Nate Ross in 2016
Length: 50ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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Walk right from Crazy Train 200 feet until you find this left angling obtuse dihedral. Good crack technique needed at top where small face holds get smaller. Use the anchors on the left that are part of an unfinished sport route.
Moves: unknown
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry:
Owner: RRGCC

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Submitted by: Jackiefreesh
Date: Dec 10th, 2017


Jackiefreesh said on June 10th, 2021
Shares anchors with Rough Around the Edges. We sent this after being delayed on Hell Creek Road as KSP finished investigating the murder of two local men. A very sad scene that still haunts me when I pass the spot.