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This route is located in the Eastern Gorge Region at Funk Rock City

Eye of the Needle


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Veldhaus Route 5.8+ (Trad) *

First Ascent: Dave Veldhaus, Anne Hayes in 1991
Length: 90ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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This route ascends a wide, left-facing dihedral to a ledge 25 feet right of the toproped face Local Colors.
Descent: Rap from tree
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS: Clifty Wilderness Area
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Huggybone said on November 19th, 2006
A touch sharp at the bottom. Worth doing, but not great.