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Cougar Bait

This route is located in the Upper Gorge Region at Wall of Denial

Red River Renaissance


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Bongo 5.6 (Trad) ***

First Ascent: Debbie Sarabia, Dick Montione in 1990
Length: 50ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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This route ascends the handcrack in the middle of a face about 30 feet right of 11:11. Climb the crack, play the bongo and continue to the ledge.
Moves: Hands
Descent: Rap anchors
Stays Dry: Downpour
Owner: NFS
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3.41 stars (46 votes)
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Submitted by: Willy
Date: Sep 24th, 2012

Submitted by: c_mejean
Date: Apr 10th, 2009

Submitted by: c_mejean
Date: Apr 10th, 2009

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1
vic said on November 22nd, 2003
Don't forget to play the bongo as you go up...
2
flint said on July 3rd, 2007
Climbing and tunes, good fun route.
3
Josephine said on November 20th, 2007
great beginning trad lead.
4
ahab said on May 5th, 2008
not too great, but not too shabby either. the bongo redeems this climb. play it!!
5
toad857 said on February 21st, 2012
the bongo makes this a 5-star, hilarious climb.
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krampus said on December 13th, 2012
Normally, choss takes away from the star rating. This climb would be nothing without it.
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tpowell said on March 23rd, 2014
If only the whole route were bongos.
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jnolte said on November 6th, 2016
New anchors