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Red Hot Chili Pepper

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

Hardcore Jollies


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Headstone Surfer 5.10a (Trad) ****

First Ascent: Hugh Loeffler, DeeDee Whelan in 1992
Length: 90ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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This route ascends the left-facing dihedral just right of Red Hot Chili Pepper.
Downrated from 5.10c by popular concensus.
Moves: Hands
Descent: Rap anchors
Stays Dry: Light rain
Owner: NFS: Clifty Wilderness Area
Steepness:
dihedral (1) pumpy (1) beautiful (1) classic (1)
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Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 19th, 2005

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the lurkist said on November 19th, 2004
named for the huge boulder at the base that everyone sits on that was on the ledge at half height before i stood on it doing the FA.
2
Stewy911 said on May 24th, 2005
That boulder that is the size of a car? or did it break up into smaller pieces?
3
pkananen said on June 23rd, 2008
how did the belayer survive when that boulder came down?
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CLIMBTRAD said on April 6th, 2009
great route to get your stem on thought cruising lane was harder
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jrathfon said on September 27th, 2009
easier than cruising lane if you know how to stem. the top is fun and interesting and a different climb than the lower crux. nice and long!
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rjackson said on November 3rd, 2011
So worth the trip...
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tpowell said on April 2nd, 2014
This was the greatest 90 feet of awkward desperation I've ever been on. Watch out for the ladybug city after the second ledge.