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Investigator

This route is located in the Middle Gorge Region at Middle Small Wall

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Lactic Acid 5.9 (Trad) ***

First Ascent: Greg Smith, Chris Bennett in 1983
Length: 40ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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This route ascends the thin crack on the face left of Investigator. The crack shifts left towards the top.
Moves: Fingers
Descent: Rap from tree
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS
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Submitted by: ahab
Date: Aug 14th, 2008

Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 19th, 2005

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1
t bone said on January 17th, 2003
one damn hard 5.9
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Myke Dronez said on August 10th, 2008
Cute lil' crack- just don't get butthurt when she spits you off now...
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tpowell said on June 8th, 2015
Gear can be tricky but it's there. Gets morning sun, but is shaded in the late afternoon.
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Anonymous said on October 17th, 2020
For sure an old school 9. Super fun!