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Erik's First 5.6

This route is located in the Southern Region at Solar Collector and Gold Coast

Smoothie Nut


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Erik's Second 5.6 5.9+ (Trad) ***

First Ascent: Josh Thurston, Jared Hancock in 2002
Length: 35ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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This is crack just right of Calming Curtis and shares the same anchors. Climb a slabby start to a thin crack which widens toward the top.
Moves: Fingers
Descent: Rap anchors
Stays Dry: Does not stay dry
Owner: RRGCC
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Johnny said on August 11th, 2003
If this route gets 2 stars, then Shaggy should get 7.
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michaelarmand said on October 6th, 2008
fun, pumpy layback route!
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Anonymous said on July 13th, 2010
solid beginner route with a good rest spot