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Chainsaw Massacre

This route is located in the Southern Region at The Motherlode

Sam Krieg Will Bolt Anything (SKWBA)


48.
+3
3 votes

The Verdict 5.12b (Sport) ***

First Ascent: Jeff Moll in 1995
Length: 70ft
Bolts: 8 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This route begins on the right side of the low, flat boulder that Chainsaw Massacre begins on. Usually wet.
Moves: Pockets
Descent: Cold shuts
Stays Dry: Does not stay dry
Owner: Private
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3.93 stars (29 votes)
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5.12b (26 votes)

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Submitted by: Raiden
Date: Mar 10th, 2015

Submitted by: Elodie
Date: Jun 1st, 2010

Submitted by: Elodie
Date: Jun 1st, 2010

Submitted by: Elodie
Date: Jun 1st, 2010

Comments

1
Power2U said on October 14th, 2003
Good climb...get on it when you have a chance and it's dry. Way better than Ale-8, Chainsaw or SKWIBA.
2
Green3 said on June 29th, 2006
agreed, very cool line
3
allah said on June 29th, 2006
choss, learn what a good route is like the brothers and sisters of this route :)
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dustonian said on October 11th, 2010
kick ass!
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aburgoon said on November 10th, 2010
That one UFO hold is cooler than all the figure 4s to be had on the Undertow
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pigsteak said on July 20th, 2012
couple of the glueins could have been moved to better clipping positions to the left.
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dustonian said on July 20th, 2012
thanks for the worthless comment... feel free to jump in and rebolt a route if you're so inclined. you should have climbed this route with the original placements, it was pretty heinous.
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Anonymous said on July 20th, 2012
Relax Dustonian, Piggy is just validating why he didn't send ;). This is just standard operating practice for sport climbers in the Red.
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dustonian said on July 20th, 2012
Ironically, clipping the original 2nd bolt was the full-on crux move when I did this thing!
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neeko said on November 7th, 2012
the bolts felt very well placed today! Are they moving frequently? If it's dry, this route deserve a try.