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Cherry Bomb 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 160'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Bob Gaines, Rebecca Foster, and Brian Prentice, November 1987
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Sep 12, 2006
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Description 

This is a fun, 50m-long low-angle face climb on the main southwest face of Echo Rock. It is between Gone In 60 Seconds (on the left) and Stichter Quits (on the right).


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3 bolts



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By singer
Feb 19, 2007

You can TR this route from the bolts at the top of Stichter Quits if you have a 70m rope. Not all that exciting, but worth doing if you are in the area.

By Guy H.
From: Fort Collins CO
Mar 28, 2007

This route is perfectly bolted for the three cruxes (10d, 10b, 10a). After the third bolt, it is a ~60ft 5.5 runout to the anchors. Watch out for the loose flakes about 20ft before the anchor, they are about to peel off.

By Brian Chastain
Apr 17, 2012

Bolt 2 and 3 are spinning button heads. Would like to see them retro-bolted but oh well