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Slideshow (17 photos)

Lumpy Ridge (map)
 

Climbing Boulder

 

Tailgate party after a day of climbing (Copyright Lucie Wellner)

 

Lumpy Ridge, as seen from the hiking trail

 

Hiking into Lumpy for the day (Copyright Lucie Wellner)

  The Book
 

Fat City: Moving up the .10a finger crack to the crux roof on the second pitch; the roof is climbed at the crack just above the helmet

 

Relaxing after climbing Fat City/Cheap Date; note the "Texas-sized" rack (Easterners!)

 

Fat City: Simon leading the first pitch (5.8); Will belaying

Cheap Date: Leading the awesome finger crack of Cheap Date; this route makes a great alternative finish to Fat City

 

Cheap Date: Bones rippling muscles on Cheap Date

 

Cheap Date: Jamming is the way forward

 

Fat City: Bones appearing from under the crux roof on Fat City

  The Bookmark
 

Bones hanging back to check out the action on the cliff

 

Jim at the base of the Bookmark (Copyright Lucie Wellner)

 

Inside Straight: Sequence of pictures showing climbing the flaring off-width

 

Inside Straight: Stuffing gear high into the off-width

 

Inside Straight: Laybacking the outer edge seems to be the way forward, although it's waaay pumpy

 

Inside Straight: Disappearing into the off-width; this is actually climbed on the outside, but it's hard to make the transition

Romulan Territory: Climbing the crux bulge on the second pitch; the difficulty of this pitch is in placing gear, as it's thin and technical