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Crazy Game Of Poker

This route is located in the Southern Region at Oil Crack Rock - CLOSED

Tool Pusher

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Blue Plate Special 5.7 (Sport) ***

First Ascent: John Bronaugh
Length: 50ft
Bolts: 5 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This bolted line ascends the plated face just right of Skin Flute.
Moves: Jugs
Descent: Cold shuts
Stays Dry:
Owner: RRGCC

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3.32 stars (38 votes)
Grade Consensus
5.7 (17 votes)

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Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 19th, 2005


tomdarch said on January 31st, 2003
I hope I'm not on the route when it becomes "Blue Popping Off Plate Special" 5.8!
Yasmeen said on April 21st, 2003
Amen, tomdarch! Every hold sketched me out!
jarthur said on July 12th, 2003
Who labeled this as a 3 star route? What moves were stellar enough for this type of claim? 1 star at most. Especially since most of the holds are bound to pop off sometime soon.
Rain Man said on July 27th, 2003
I'm 225 lbs and routinely twist holds set in gyms.....I didn't feel any of the holds "pulling" or popping. Don't climb when it's wet and the route is fine.
jlu said on November 23rd, 2003
pretty easy climb with big flakes to grab. after plan9, i was a little sketched out about the holds, but these held up