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Coax Trax 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: D. Ranck
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Submitted By: Stephen Nance on Aug 29, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Coax Trax 5.10c.

Description 

This is one of the best, if not the best route, in Buena Vista. The rock quality is beautiful. Start under a bulge, and pull up into a face climbing mecca of crimps, and ledges.

Location 

This is the second leftmost route on the left mound of rock.

Protection 

Draws, well protected.


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Finishing the route.
Finishing the route.
Working through the 4th bolt.
Working through the 4th bolt.

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By Jimbo
Aug 15, 2008

Sorry Steve I thought Alzhiemer's Onsight was better...at least I think I did....
By 1Eric Rhicard
Jun 30, 2009

Fun climb I really enjoyed climbing but I doubt I will remember it past next month. Not sure I would give it 4 stars but I only did 3 routes in the valley and they were the two routes to the right of this one. On Mt. Lemmon it would get two stars in a 3 star system.
By Peter Swank
From: Boulder, CO
May 8, 2010
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Great demanding climb. Starts out making you work and keeps you thinking to the end. Well protected and fun lead.
By Darrin
From: Fort Collins, CO
Jul 12, 2011
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I didn't think this route was that great, and the rating is a bit soft. The crux around the bulge and second bolt is pretty fun but after that . . . .
By Rob Dillon
Nov 4, 2011

You people need to understand how it is around here...these are all we've got!
By Shawn Steurer
Jun 28, 2014
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Lots of fun solid crimps on this one! Well-protected with a tough crux around the second bolt. It eases up a little after that, but the climbing is quality all the way to the end.

Note: Nut on the left anchor bolt is loose. I was able to spin it easily by hand as of 6/27/2014.