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Anything But The Fast Lane 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Brian Shelton, Stewart Green, and Tor Morris-Ballasy, February 2005
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Submitted By: kevin fox on Apr 18, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Brenda having fun just above the crux start of &qu...

Description 

This route starts behind a large pine tree. Pull up and over a roof and work up cracks that are discontinuous. The route moves up and to the left to a two bolt anchor.

Location 

This starts just behind a tree and to the right of Get High Street.

Protection 

Small stoppers and and small to medium cams from blue Alien up to #3 Camalot. You can place a #3 Camalot right off the deck. Bring a few slings to keep the rope running fairly straight. We used a 70m rope, but I'm pretty sure you can get off with a 60m.


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By Rich F.
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Sep 18, 2011
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

The crux of this route is the overhanging start (but it's got a nice soft landing area). Once over the lip, you can sink a #3 Camalot for protection, and the rest of the route is mostly easier climbing. There are not a lot of opportunities for protection, but there are enough and it does not seem run out because you sort of climb over a series of small ledges, as you make your way up the route. Shares anchors with "Get High Street." A 60m rope is long enough to rappel off of from the anchors.
By Stewart M. Green
Nov 8, 2011

FA: Brian Shelton, Stewart Green, and Tor Morris-Ballasy, February 2005.