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Scorched Earth - A4+

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Route sequence (left to right): 85
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Randy Leavitt & Rob Slater 1987
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15
A few KBs and LAs, ten heads, black Aliens to Valley Giant cams, 15+ foot Lovetron cheater
1800
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Description:

Nice and steep. Pretty clean rock, with only a little loose stuff. Start of the third pitch is DFU hooks above a sharp flake/ledge. Use the Lovetron cheat stick on P4 twice - the first is intentional, the second to bypass a ripped flake which now needs a rivet. The Poison Pill is expando, and closes up on cams during the night. Goes mostly clean, with the occasional pin placement. Most heads are fixed. Hooks upon hooks upon hooks. Haul the first two pitches together with a 60m rope to a nice sidewalk-sized ledge. The final two hauls [on the Tangerine Trip finish] are bad, but all the rest are free hanging. You can bypass the Leavittator by staying on Aurora instead of going left to the crack. It is recommended you not drop your pig.

Submitted by: passthepitonspete on 2006-03-26
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Route ID: 24858

3 Ascents Recorded

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: b_fost on 2004-08-29 (View Climbing Log)

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Added: 2004-08-29

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: passthepitonspete on 2002-09-26 (View Climbing Log)

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You'll love this one! You can click here for <a href="http://www.rockclimbing.com/photos.php?Action=Show&PhotoID=5017"><b>Pete and Tom's Scorched Earth Photo Essay!</b></a><br>

Witnessed by: Tom [apollodorus] and Wee-Wee the Big Wall Crab
Added: 2002-09-26

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: apollodorus on 2002-09-26 (View Climbing Log)

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This was a pretty nice wall, with less loose rock than I expected. Quite a bit of expando, and lots of hook moves. A pig cratered from P6 with all my Valley Giants, so we had to skip the Leavittator and do an extra pitch on Aurora.

Witnessed by: Dr. Piton
Added: 2002-09-26