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Brother Stair

This route is located in the Gray's Branch Region at Left Flank

Birthday Party

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Infectious 5.12b (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Porter Jarrard in 1991
Length: 50ft
Bolts: 4 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This route is located 75 feet right of Brother Stair on a blunt arete.
The first bolt of this route is missing. Stick clip the second. Route is indicated by an obvious flake midway up. Tackle the start and keep the flame going until you reach the anchors.
Moves: Bouldery or Technical
Descent: Cold shuts
Stays Dry: Does not stay dry
Owner: NFS

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4.59 stars (90 votes)
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5.12b (63 votes)

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Submitted by: Raiden
Date: Nov 18th, 2015

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Date: Jul 28th, 2014

Submitted by: Wes
Date: Jun 26th, 2006


dj_ax said on June 4th, 2004
Sweet route... very cool features / moves... highly recommended!
peterbonamici said on June 10th, 2004
very cool, two ways of doing the crux
Dink Dink said on March 31st, 2005
I shall find the 3rd!
Paul3eb said on April 4th, 2005
fun fun bouldering.. cool features and movement with great clips. high quality
Stewy911 said on June 27th, 2005
crux is getting to the 1st bolt
automated said on July 21st, 2005
it's funny that this route only got three stars
automated said on July 21st, 2005
never mind.
dbrayack said on December 1st, 2005
What's the crux? It felt like pulling off the big sidepull to the next horizontal was the toughest part, but I was pumped out of my gord?
Nick said on February 9th, 2009
Amazing! Bouldery and sequential with an awsome flake feature.
Lil Josh said on July 4th, 2009
Really fun climbing the entire way!
THB said on September 24th, 2009
would get 4 stars if it were longer
Anonymous said on June 8th, 2011
*beta alert* Heel hooking that little spike down low is so solid but feels so insecure
Travlinman said on October 9th, 2011
This thing had me walking around half massed for the last three days. First 12b, super excited and proud. However, 10 minutes later i got on Mercy the Huff and instantly got fixed on that baby. Something about the red in October that makes a grown man cry. Get on this route and man up. Awesome movement to more fun moves to an interesting finish. Thank you creator
climb2core said on November 7th, 2012
"Sic in your face compression movement, brah" <- Pigsteak.
pigsteak said on November 7th, 2012
I see I sent this thing 7 years ago Ian...wouldnt have known it by yesterday's performance, eh?
Anonymous said on November 7th, 2012
7 years later... You should just be content that you didn't wet yourself when you had to bear down on the opening crux Gramps ;)
climb2core said on November 8th, 2012
LOL, last comment was from me. Wouldn't want anyone else to take credit for that. If it is any consolation, I finished up one of my projects yesterday that I had down to one hang... back in 1999.
J-Ru said on October 18th, 2018
Per the bolt report: "We left the permadraw at base of climb."
J-Ru said on October 18th, 2018
Scratch that last comment -- wrong crag, wrong route.