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Cocopuss 

YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Pier & Randy Marsh
Season: Anytime
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Submitted By: 46and2 on Apr 7, 2007
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Description 

This is an EXCELLENT sport route on the left side of the Coco Crag about 3 feet right of the obvious chimney. Varied movements; great protection; and climbing that is much steeper than it appears from the ground; as good as any sport route in Red Rocks at the grade IMHO. Brock guidebook says 10b but it might be 10a'ish??


Location 

This is the first obvious bolted line just right of the chimney. Rappel from the anchors with one 60 meter rope; a 50 might make it too??


Protection 

8 Bolts lead to some anchors on the slab above. The route is well protected and climbs great.



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Moving through the steep section on Cocopuss
Moving through the steep section on Cocopuss
Sheri backstepping through a steep section of Cocupuss
Sheri backstepping through a steep section of Cocu...
Brian leading Cocopuss and LOVING this route; super fun!!
Brian leading Cocopuss and LOVING this route@SEMIC...
Sheri by the 3rd clip on Cocopuss
Sheri by the 3rd clip on Cocopuss
SO FUN!!
SO FUN!!
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By Jon O'Brien
From: Nevada
Jul 20, 2009
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

i think the grade works if you stick to the bolts at the roof/arete, it's easy to go waay left and pull up on dyna-jugs but it's sketchily away and around from the bolt... that's my take on it anyway. it IS fun, the one on the right is awesome too!

By cachu
Apr 27, 2011
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b

Please update the protection. There are now 9 bolts with open loop anchors on top. 4-26-11.

By scotticusmaximus
From: Felton, CA
Apr 28, 2012

A joy of a climb! It has a little bit of everything mixed in. Add to that some nice views at the top and being away from the hustle and bustle of the popular crags and you have yourself a gem - definitely worth the hike out!

By SexPanther aka Kiedis
Mar 26, 2014

Anchor replaced with half inch stainless and mussies courtesy the ASCA.