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Cockeyed 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Ken Kisiel and Rick Bradshaw, 2000
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
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Submitted By: Jason Halladay on Sep 24, 2006

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Ken Kisiel on the first ascent.

Description 

Follow thin cracks to really nice ledge after the second bolt. Rest up for the blunt arete/face moves above to the anchors. The crux for me was clipping and moving past the last bolt.

Location 

This route is listed as route 24 in Marc Beverly's "Jemez Rock & Pecos Area" guidebook published by Sharp End. It's the next to last climb on the far right end of the Poultrygeist area. NOTE: In Beverly's book the route is listed as 5.8. This is incorrect.

Protection 

8 bolts to springed cold shuts.


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By Larry Earley
From: Los Alamos, NM
Oct 8, 2006
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

I toproped this one. Typical hard 10c at Coxcomb. Excellent climbing for the good climbers. A must for solid 10 leaders.
By Wa3lt
Dec 5, 2006

FA was by Rick and Leslie Bradshaw, in 2000. I might have been helping out that day too, but I can't remember. I did help Rick put up about 10 of the Cockcomb routes.

-Walt
By Monomaniac
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From: Morrison, CO
May 24, 2007

I thought this was noticeably easier than the other 10c's at the Poultrygeist (which I thought were all a bit hard for the grade). Really fun climbing with some amazing pockets at mid-height. The start is really neat too, but I can see how some would find it frustrating.
By Robin
From: Albuquerque, NM
May 27, 2008

Excellent route. Felt easier than chicks with ricks, but that may just be the scary factor...

The beginning is great fun... with a stick clip, and a little scary without (or so I've heard).

Enjoy!!
By Rick Bradshaw
From: Los Alamos, NM
Jul 6, 2008

Just to get the record straight, and to recognize Ken Kisiel's efforts/contribution, the establishment and FA's were actually by Ken Kisiel and me in 2000.