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

The "end" of the crag

3 votes

Glory Be 5.12a (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Tim Cornette, Neal Strickland in 1993
Length: 80ft
Bolts: 8 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Walk 50 feet right of Armageddon to a pocketed face. Scramble around to the right on a slab to reach the base of the overhang.
Moves: Pockets
Descent: Cold shuts
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS: Clifty Wilderness Area

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4.48 stars (46 votes)
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5.12a (34 votes)

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Submitted by: Raiden
Date: Nov 12th, 2014

Submitted by: rjackson
Date: Nov 9th, 2011

Submitted by: Jeff
Date: Mar 22nd, 2011


Anonymous said on November 28th, 2004
One of the easiest 12a's around
Green3 said on August 29th, 2005
Incredibly fun route. Worth all three stars and the walk to the far side of Funk Rock.
eroktix said on September 19th, 2005
solid for its grade. awsome climbing.
eroktix said on September 19th, 2005
solid for its grade. awsome climbing.
ray said on October 15th, 2006
Cool as hell movement. This line is a gem.
pawilkes said on March 21st, 2010
two tips: look for a long limb between the cliff and boulders at the base to clip the first bolt, its stashed there for that purpose. second, if you see any water running off about a foot right of the anchors, the last couple holds will be wet. its a great route though, with great movement. a bit on the soft side for 12a
JR said on March 22nd, 2010
"a bit on the soft side for 12a" Interesting. I thought it was one of the harder 12a's at FRC.
said on April 6th, 2010
freaking freaking amazing route.....a must do....awesome movement, holds are right where you want them, freaking amzing route....get on it
ACD said on October 30th, 2010
A brilliant route, looks like a short bulge but its long! Great climbing, and a great crux move. One of my favorites at the red, and that's saying something at a crag were every climb is great. Hard 12a!
Jeff said on March 22nd, 2011
Re bolted, chains.
pigsteak said on October 24th, 2011
a huge thanks to Jeff for the rebolting out here at FRC. Buy this man a beer or three cause most have no idea how much hard work and time he and Theresa have put towards all these stainless glue ins.
dustonian said on October 24th, 2011
JEFF NEAL = way cooler than Jesus
kurktj said on March 23rd, 2014
Really fun climb in a nice setting. As good as The Infidel. Only two useful holds up top get wet from the runoff and they're pretty large and incut so it doesn't detract from the climb all that much. I think the climb is in the shade all day