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

Blood Bath

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Reticent 5.12d (Sport) **

First Ascent: Porter Jarrard
Length: 50ft
Bolts: 6 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Five feet right of the boulder is the start to another pocketed line.
Moves: Pockets
Descent: 6
Stays Dry: Downpour
Owner: RRGCC

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3.65 stars (31 votes)
Grade Consensus
5.12c (33 votes)

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Submitted by: toppen_out
Date: Jan 24th, 2018

Submitted by: SCIN
Date: Nov 21st, 2009


Power2U said on March 25th, 2005
A little harder, a little sharper and a little chosier than it's cousins to the right. Really cool last move after you pull the initial roof.
Nick said on July 26th, 2010
It probably never gets traffic because it never has chalk or draws on it but it's just as quality as every other line out the roof. Definitely worth doing!
tbwilsonky said on November 10th, 2010
hot rockclimbing roof action after the AWFUL rock at the bottom. a linkup from the second bolt of Blood Bath would make this far more palatable (longer, cleaner, and better). but as is? it's definitely the worst on the wall.
fray21 said on May 2nd, 2011
Just as fun and no harder than the other roof climbs.
der uber said on August 13th, 2012
Way better than 2 stars. Maybe 12c. From the roof up is real cool.
kafish2 said on August 13th, 2012
really fun climbing. The only real complaint for this route is the sharpness of a few holds but this should not keep anyone from checking it out.
Anonymous said on January 21st, 2013
Pulled the aluminum draws and left a couple steel cleaners, so take 4 of your own draws for the top 2-3 bolts and anchor. Please clean your draws when you leave.
512OW said on October 15th, 2013
Pretty much exactly the same route as it's neighbors. Fun little thing.
2tall said on November 10th, 2014
I like this best of all these routes. Rock quality is just fine, didn't think it was sharp, pulling the roof is super fun. Felt like 12 a/b, don't know where the hell 12d came from... but then again I'm probably like six times stronger than this Porter Jarrard character.
Baatzy said on November 17th, 2014
Just as badass as any of the 12+ in the cave. Similar style movement to it's cousins will reward the climber who has stronger campus abilities. Solid rock but could use a bit more traffic, nothing really sharp here.
Cromper said on August 13th, 2017
Best in the cave.
Anonymous said on April 20th, 2018
I broke the left hand pocket of the pair of holds that you throw to the bucket from. It’s now a jug slot that feels manky and not quite as good to sidepull on - Jon F
woman said on May 30th, 2019
Great route porter!
Cromper said on November 25th, 2019
100 percent best in the cave.