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This route is located in the Natural Bridge Region at Roadside Crag - LIMITED ACCESS

Stay the Hand

1 votes

Jersey Connection 5.12b (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Matt Flach, Rob Turan in 1990
Length: 50ft
Bolts: 5 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This route ascends the line of bolts just right of Synchronicity. Angles left at the beginning and shares a start with Stay the Hand.
Moves: Crimps or Edges
Descent: Cold shuts
Stays Dry: Light rain
Owner: Graining Fork Nature Preserve
dynamic (1) bouldery (1) crimpy (1)
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4 stars (44 votes)
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5.12b (33 votes)

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Submitted by: Raiden
Date: Feb 16th, 2016

Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 19th, 2005


SCIN said on April 8th, 2003
The first bolt is no longer there. Stick clip the second bolt to start.
chouca said on October 26th, 2006
strenuous start and a crimpy boulder problem at the 2nd bolt. Low in the grade.
Anonymous said on November 2nd, 2006
low in the grade? i climbed this, strevels get's in shape, tic tac toe, ro shampo, wild gift, way up yonder and stay the hand all in a day. this is the hardest route of those IMO, and wild gift is 12c (soft though).
chriss said on November 2nd, 2006
Did this happen to be the last route of your day. Because I'm pretty sure thats the only way it could of felt harder than tic tac toe, strevels and wild gift. With good friction the crux crimps feel good. I actually thought this was easier than stay the hand, but thats because I have fat fingers and had a hard time with the smaller pockets. Either way who cares, there all good routes.
Anonymous said on November 4th, 2006
nah, my second. i did wild gift first, then this then jersey etc...idk, im short though.
Anonymous said on November 5th, 2006
Nice work, Lizard.
chouca said on November 8th, 2006
I tried strevels get's in shape before I got on this and it felt a lot harder than this. It really is just that one hard move and I like small edges or was lucky...