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Mr. Sandy

This route is located in the Southern Region at The Motherlode

Swahili Slang

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Take That, Katie Brown 5.13b (Sport) *****

First Ascent: Hugh Loeffler in 1997
Length: 70ft
Bolts: 8 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This reachy route moves up to the right of a brown stain on the wall 50 feet right of Purdy Mouth.
Moves: Bouldery or Technical
Descent: Cold shuts
Stays Dry:
Owner: Private

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5.13b (9 votes)

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Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 18th, 2005


Anonymous said on September 7th, 2003
the route was good but my tall body had a hard time hiking my feet up for the short compact moves of the crux * in my book
Anonymous said on September 7th, 2003
any wangmaster who would rip on katie brown because she is sooo much better than them needs to be kicked in the johnson
Horatio Felacio said on March 29th, 2004
this is quite possibly the worst route at the motherlode besides purdy mouth. whoever bolted this should try stuffing their eyes with cheeze whiz and filling their mouth with vagisil and blister-ridden black cock because it would be way more fun than this thing.
the lurkist said on May 26th, 2006
Wow, I just might have to try that. I thought the both of the afore mentioned routes were pretty good. Cheese whiz/blistered black cock et al must be pretty good. So, are you speaking from experience?
the lurkist said on May 26th, 2006
About the name. It was all out of respect for KB. She is a friend. The first ascentionist (me) had the dubious pleasure of being the first guy who had his delusions of greatness irreperably crushed by a thirteen year old KB back in the day when she came and totally hiked my proj at the time (not this route). She has had my eternal respect as a climber and (more importantly) as a humble, gracious person ever since.
dustonian said on April 21st, 2010
I love the name of this route. It harkens back to the olden days of Lode climbing when we youngsters all had crushes on its namesake even though she climbed several orders of magnitude harder than we even dreamed. Hm, 13 years later and this route is still too hard for me.
512OW said on April 3rd, 2013
At 5'8 with an even ape, this is about as close to 13c as a route can be. In fact, harder than some 13c's. So, so good. Amazing, continuous climbing.
nswelton said on November 25th, 2014
Wow, this is a sick line!!
pumpout2004 said on March 6th, 2018
Gorgeous rock climb, both in its movement and aesthetics. One more inch would have made things much easier. That's what she said.
KyleHT said on April 17th, 2019
Comment #2 is fucking hilarious...