The middle of the three climbs on the lower wall that stays well shaded. This is one of the longest and one of the best climbs at the Pleasure Palace.
Step atop a block at the base the climb and clip the first bolt. The lower portion of the climb is more reminiscent of the technical nature of the climbs at Smith before reaching some bulges you need to pull through at the top. The holds can be a little tricky to figure out and find but there are a number of ways to work through the top. A fun climb that shouldn't be missed in the area.
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