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Color Blind (aka Rubber Man) 

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

Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Unknown, early 90s
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Submitted By: Matthew Fienup on Mar 16, 2006

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Sustained climbing up edges, with a distinct one-move 10c crux passing the first bolt. There is a second 5.10- crux that occurs with the fifth bolt well below your feet.

Interesting movement. Good rock.


6 bolts to anchors.

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By M.Morley
From: Sacramento, CA
Jun 4, 2006

There are actually 2 routes now to the right of Menage a Trois, Rubber Man and another one that isn't listed in the Edwards guidebook. Both are about 5.10c.
By Matt Polk
Dec 11, 2007

The other one to the right is called Cleaning Lady. FA was in 99 by myself and Dan Frame. We rated it 10.C.
By ryan mattock
Mar 16, 2009

nice small feature for good edging kind'a rock climb.
By Matthew Fienup
From: Ventura, CA
Jan 12, 2012

A decisive foothold finally fell off at the crux of this route. The 10c sequence past the first bolt is now a few moves instead of simply one hard move.
By andy patterson
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Feb 17, 2013
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

The crux down low features some bad feet and a fantastic "mini" roof which you can undercling or gaston. After that, there's a nice romp up a right-trending edge-system. At the top of the edge-system, you will find a flat ledge, about eight inches wide. You might cop a rest here, but keep in mind that the edge isn't long for this world. I could easily flex it about 1/16-1/8 out from the wall with mild hand pressure. Take care! Other than that, this route sports excellent rock.

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