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

Where's the Beef?

2 votes

Blood Bath 5.12c (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Chris Martin in 1997
Length: 50ft
Bolts: 6 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Step 10 feet right from the previous climb to some small boulders marking the beginning of this climb.
Moves: Pockets
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry: Downpour
Owner: RRGCC
steep (1) pockets (1) bouldery (1)
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4.08 stars (25 votes)
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5.12c (22 votes)

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Submitted by: SCIN
Date: Nov 22nd, 2009

Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 19th, 2005


Gaar said on June 24th, 2005
Tweeky roof pockets!!!!!!!
SCIN said on May 1st, 2006
Just look at the tick mark and lunge! Sweet line! Roof climbing is so cool.
THB said on September 29th, 2009
Some of THE COOLEST moves I've ever done on a rope. Tons of fun!
tbwilsonky said on October 20th, 2010
moderate steeps to a superb rest (likely the best rest on the wall) followed by super-amazing awesome roof antics. no drop-ins or draws at the chains so take a few up if you want to get down the slow way.
AdamClimb26 said on March 20th, 2011
Very fun climb, skip the tweaky pockets and grab the jugs!
vertical1 said on May 2nd, 2011
Are most people going right hand or left hand to the jug out the roof on this climb?
Cromper said on February 6th, 2012
Broke the two finger pocket in the roof today. Think it probably won't affect the grade though.
Anonymous said on March 13th, 2014
cool cromper, real cool....idiot
maine said on October 9th, 2014
The pocket in the roof is very wet. Is it always like that? I also see where someone broke the pocket in the roof. The move from the pocket to the jug seems pretty stout. Not sure what it was like before it broke or if being dry would help considerably
Anonymous said on October 9th, 2014
Read Crompers comment. Doesn't affect the grade.
maine said on October 9th, 2014
I did read it, I just don't agree. The two guys with me struggled with the move as well. Then we all almost flashed the 12c to the right. When you compare the two "12c's" side by side the left one is considerably harder. However, it could just be due to the pocket being wet. Which is also what I noted.
Raiden said on October 9th, 2014
The pocket is not always wet but 3" of rain fell in the previous two days. I think Where's the Beef (12c to the right) is much easier to read/onsight which is probably why it felt easier to you.
Anonymous said on October 9th, 2014
Agree with Raiden. I don't even use the wet pocket. Maybe try new beta?
Anonymous said on October 10th, 2014
Trying a 50 foot route with one crux and falling at the crux is not almost flashing.
maine said on October 10th, 2014
So Raiden, how do you do the crux? Anon trolls are so annoying sometimes. I actually fell after the crux due to pump. I just love how people who don't have a clue what they are talking about are so quick to talk.