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YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: MJM & RAMM, 8/07
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Submitted By: MJM on Aug 16, 2008

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Nearing the top of Carlin.


Start with some reachy but good holds.

Move up veering left or right at your discretion on good albeit sometime hard to locate holds through several clips to a stance before the harder part of the climb begins.

Follow well-protected climbing past 3 clips and then move up the interesting short face past 1 clip to double ring anchors.


This is the second route encountered if coming from the Potato routes and is at the top of the rocky incline.


11 clips to anchors.

Photos of Carlin Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Midway.
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting.
Rock Climbing Photo: Climber on a wet Carlin in April.
Climber on a wet Carlin in April.
Rock Climbing Photo: C1.
Rock Climbing Photo: RP on 2nd ascent.
RP on 2nd ascent.

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Mar 16, 2011
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

In my opinion, the best of the grade at Rifle! Well worth doing.
By nate post
From: Silverthorne
Jun 4, 2012

I second that opinion, best of this grade that I have climbed in Rifle.

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