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Pain is a Spice

This route is located in the Natural Bridge Region at Lady Slipper - Global Village

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Disappearer 5.11c (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Porter Jarrard, Jeff Moll in 1992
Length: 70ft
Bolts: 7 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Walk 30 feet right from Pain is a Spice to the next bolted line. Climb to anchors on a sloping ledge beneath a headwall.
Moves: Bouldery or Technical
Descent: Cold shuts
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS

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4.06 stars (53 votes)
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5.11d (46 votes)

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Submitted by: Bloody Knees
Date: May 16th, 2012

Submitted by: Bloody Knees
Date: May 16th, 2012

Submitted by: Gaar
Date: Dec 19th, 2005

Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 19th, 2005


SikMonkey said on April 26th, 2004
One of the strangest damn routes I have ever been on, yet one of the coolest as well.
Gaar said on November 25th, 2004
Damn that crux came outa nowhere! Really sweet climb
Stewy911 said on September 9th, 2005
id say solid V3 move to pumpy ending
pigsteak said on June 4th, 2006
whoa..that crux shut me down cold....never mind it was my eight route of the day, that crux move is way harder than the rest of the line...
travelinyouth said on October 16th, 2006
Super Rad line! The crux was awesome! Really enjoyed this thing!
jlu said on March 26th, 2007
solid 5.11a with an intense 5.12 move in the middle. tons-o-fun!
caribe said on September 13th, 2007
What? If there is a 5.12 move the climb is 5.12. Middle? The cruxes, one major and then a minor blankish bit, occur at bolt 3. The rest is pretty easy.
pawilkes said on March 24th, 2008
until i sorted out the beta, I though this thing was a massive sandbag but now i only think its a little bit. 3 people did it today and we all went through the crux differently.
dustonian said on January 19th, 2010
awesome! another Porter classic fer sure..
EricDorsey said on January 1st, 2012
Great route but sketchy anchors. Left bolt the sleeve is partially out of the rock and loose in general, the right one is better but its some old weird bolt setup I have never seen before and does not look that great. It would be great to have new anchors on such a good route! And maybe an extra bolt at the crux so I can just aid through.
dustonian said on January 1st, 2012 Make sure to mention this route when you donate! Should cost about $70 for the rebolt and anchor replacement. Or if you have the skills, do it yourself!
Bloody Knees said on May 14th, 2012
Fun route... fell a few times. It's easy after the crux.
Willy said on January 2nd, 2014
This thing can pump you stupid. Much easier but not quite over once you're through the crux
nitrousstone said on August 26th, 2018
5.11Cryptic crux. This route is just more proof that 11c is one of the RRG's best grades.