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Country Lovin'

This route is located in the Lower Gorge Region at Indian Creek Crag

The Great Beyond


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Blood on the Nuts 5.8+ (Trad) ***

First Ascent: in 1988
Length: 75ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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Head left from Country Lovin' around the corner and then scramble up the gulley to a small roof with a crack. Climb the crack to the roof, traverse left on the face, then continue up the corner and improvise a finish.
Moves: Hands
Descent: Rap from tree
Stays Dry: Does not stay dry
Owner: NFS
Steepness:
beautiful (1) fun (1) stout (1) hands (1) adventerous (1)
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1
Sco Bro said on October 27th, 2008
Fun route, throws a lot at you in 75 feet.
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Myke Dronez said on November 9th, 2008
Some cool moves on dirty rock that will keep your attention
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Brentucky said on November 10th, 2008
you say cool moves i say + moves. a superb view while you're lying down by the anchors to take a short recovery nap from the couple + moves on this little 5.8 emerald.
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pkananen said on May 31st, 2010
Great climb, fun moves. I can't tell if the lichen adds stars or takes them away. But, I'm gonna say it gives more of that adventure trad feeling.
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nitrousstone said on December 5th, 2016
got on this waiting for crack attack. worth the gully shimmy.