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Here's to Swimming with Bowlegged Women - 5.11b

Average Rating = 3.75/5 Average Rating : 3.75 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 4
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Rock (Sport)
G
1
7 Draws total needed (2 for the chains) and one permadraw
50
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.50/5
  Rock Quality 3.75/5
  Scenery 3.25/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

2 fun boulder problems to start thru the first three bolts. The fourth bolt is on the overhanging part of the route.. 5th bolt is the permadraw.. will not give the beta on the crux.. clip the 6th off the huge hueco.. pumpy finish to the chains.

Descent Options:

According to recent conversations with SA Park Police, it is OK to climb here and access the wall via the creek bed. Long term access once it becomes an official greenway is still TBD. SO, be quiet, courteous, pick up any trash you see etc. No fires, over

Submitted by: kevthegerman on 2010-10-20
Last Modified: 2012-10-22
Views: 1349
Route ID: 106968

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: jkeough on 2014-03-13 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars I don't know what all the hype is about

This was an ok climb I'll give it three stars, climb 3 ledges then pull one semi-hard move, not my style I guess would have got the onsight except I didn't realize the route goes a bit right after the crux

Added: 2014-03-13

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: JudgeReinhardt on 2011-05-12 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Barenaked Bowlegged..

First time I tried this route was a few weeks ago. LOVED the crux, and I'm a shorty. (I'm about 5' 8".) The rock provides great technical options, and relies on great foot placement to provide balance for a nice left arm lock-off to a ledgy sloping dish (matchable), then you have good feet to stand into a hueco bigger than a pumpkin with a BOMBER rim all around it for a good rest and clipping stance. Fun V1 to anchors. One of the best routes at Medicine Wall.

Added: 2011-05-27

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: mattm on 2011-01-08 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Great Route

Good rock and great moves. Crimpy, two move boulder crux.
Hard to grade since the crux is really only two moves. Take out the crux and the route is 10d MAX. I'd say 11b or 11c with "height dependent" factored in. Don't think this is harder than Crankenstein, Lipo, Yurtle the Turtle or Jade.
Classic for the area though. A must do.
Clean TR after a Hangdog Lead.

Added: 2011-01-09

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: kevthegerman on 2010-10-18 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Finally Done!!!

Fell like 25 times at the crux.. finally redpointed the climb my fave med wall climb and my first 5.12 redpoint!! YES!!

Added: 2010-10-20