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Member Since: Jan 24, 2012
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1



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Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Garden of the Gods : Kindergarten Rock : East Face : The Extremist (former enter... (5.12a)
By: davelewis When: Jan 24, 2012

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Comments: Cody C. If I'm not mistaken, the original name of the route Anarchy downhill was Question Authority, and was given a stiffer grade, maybe 12c. Civil Disobedience is the route now called The Extremist. Both are considered 12a today. The second bolt on The Extremist definitely needs replacing.


Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Garden of the Gods : Kindergarten Rock : East Face : Beat Me Up, Scotty (5.10d)
By: davelewis When: Jan 24, 2012

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Comments: One of my favorite Garden routes, and while I can't remember ever fallen on it, I feel like if I did, the pins would definitely hold. I trust most of the drilled angles in The Garden, more than the pitted flexing coldshuts I see on neighboring routes. Thanks for replacing the anchors, Stewart.


Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Garden of the Gods : Kindergarten Rock : East Face : Antline (5.10)
By: davelewis When: Jan 24, 2012

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Comments: I noticed there wasn't much mentioned about this climb. I climbed it a few years back, after 2 bolts were added to protect the initial 40 or 50 ft. I found the bolts to be misleading, I was back to groundfall potential, commiting to flexing flakes, before I got my first decent piece. I would have backed off, if it wasn't for the fact that downclimbing seemed much more dangerous. A real butt puckering experience. I also think that it was not much fun, just dangerous. We also climbed it in 2 pitch... more >>


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Name Quality Location

Antline 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

CO : Colorado Springs : ... : East Face