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Black Pool 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Moe Hershoff and Vaino Kodas, 2003
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Aug 19, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Lower Krisha formation, by the creek.

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  • Description 

    Begin just right of a small waterfall, about 20 feet left of Helix and Diving For Kipper Snacks. Move up and right to a slanting roof. Move left around the roof and then follow thin cracks to the belay.

    Description from vainokodas.com; used with permission.


    Location 

    On the lower Krisha formation, left of Helix and Diving For Kipper Snacks.


    Protection 

    8 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor.



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    By Ken Leiden
    From: Boulder, CO
    Oct 11, 2007
    rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

    A one-pitch sport route that feels like an alpine adventure route. This is a good time of year to climb this because it starts right out of the creek and the water level is very low now. There is a 5 ft waterfall a few feet away adding to the atmosphere. Still lots of lichen on the upper slab. If you are looking for something a little different than the average Boulder Canyon route, this is it. 3 stars for the adventure factor, although the climbing itself is only 2 stars.