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Granny Panties

This route is located in the Southern Region at Bob Marley Crag

Mas Choss


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Tony's Happy Christmas Crack 5.8 (Trad) ***

First Ascent: Jack Hume, Tony Tramontin, Steve McFarland, Gene Hume, David Hume
Length: 80ft
Gear: standard rack (report bad anchors)

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Thirty feet right from the previous route is an obvious dihedral with a handcrack. Climb the crack to a set of anchors, or continue steeply to some higher shuts.
Moves: Hands
Descent: Rap from anchors or higher cold shuts
Stays Dry: Light rain
Owner: RRGCC
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Submitted by: ferris
Date: Jun 27th, 2013

Submitted by: Willy
Date: May 14th, 2012

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Date: May 14th, 2012

Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 19th, 2005

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1
vic said on October 22nd, 2003
When the climber becomes 2/3 of the way up, grab a camera: You will get great photo ops.
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Gaar said on June 18th, 2005
Really good route, first pitch is more overhung then you think!
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Wes said on July 3rd, 2006
Maybe the best route of it's grade in the red? Short but very cool. Worth the walk up to the cliff.
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anticlmber said on November 6th, 2007
best of the grade??? i guess. good route but not the best.
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DriskellHR said on January 12th, 2008
Great route classic crack climbing
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Cromper said on October 17th, 2011
Super fun! If only it went on for another 60 ft...
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dnietosi said on April 23rd, 2012
Has anyone done the second pitch? Grade? Stars? I would like to try having some idea first :)
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DrRockso said on November 18th, 2013
Fun route! The extension didn't look very appealing.
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DrRockso said on September 24th, 2015
New, community funded, SS glue-ins as of August 30th, 2015.
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Anonymous said on November 19th, 2015
Did anyone manage to get out my .4 c3?
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Dougclymz said on October 17th, 2017
Hand jammin at its finest. Got my left hand stuck thumbs down about 2/3 up. Thought I was gonna have to leave it. Lol! This climb is just around the corner from Drive By Crag. We did it just as the light was fading...perfect end to the day!
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Mdjagg said on October 18th, 2020
The extension is really fun. Thought 10d/11a. Gear beta in MP tick list if interested. First time I've had to heel hook above my head to get a piece in. The FA should come up with a name, because this is just as good as the first half. Easily done as one pitch.
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Mdjagg said on October 18th, 2020
Or just add a page for the extension.
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Anonymous said on October 18th, 2020
Mdjaggy turned into a hardcore trad daddy LMAO
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Mdjagg said on October 19th, 2020
I take it back. After climbing Rebar, this extension feels like a 10c, unless Rebar is secretly an 11c.