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Beginner's Luck 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: eDixon on Aug 14, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: Beginner's Luck, right of center.

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Description 

Climb lower-angle rock past 5 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor.

Location 

This is the [sixth] route from the right, second to last before the fence.

Protection 

5 (now 10-11) bolts.


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By TrevorRoulstin
May 14, 2015

Was forced to abandon some quickdraws at the anchor point due to inclement weather (lightning). One Black Diamond quickdraw, two Omega biners on a grey nylon sling, and two Black Diamond Neutrinos on a nylon sling. If you get them before I can, call me 970-317-9133.
By eli poss
From: Durango, sometimes Chattanooga
Jun 4, 2015

Somebody stole the biners off the chains again. If you know who did this or if you did this, make sure they get returned. If you have a problem with them being there, talk to me, or if you just need biners, let me know and I will buy you some shiny new biners. Regardless, please return them. This is the second time biners have been stolen off the anchor and it needs to stop.
By eli poss
From: Durango, sometimes Chattanooga
Aug 13, 2015

There are now biners on the anchors again.
By TrevorRoulstin
Sep 23, 2015

Found a single quickdraw at the anchor today. Name the color and maker, and you can get it back!
By ian altman
Dec 8, 2015
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

This route was the second climb to be bolted at the Fume Wall in the spring of 2000. The first being the "CTA Route", bolted by Rob Middleton some years before. We originally bolted Beginner's on lead, and there was a total of 4 bolts. It felt like 5.9 back then, but after cleaning it up, it got a lot easier. In 2007, we added some five more bolts, and this climb became the entree lead for my students at the Colorado Timberline Academy.

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