Color Me Bad
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A 2-star route considering the initial 20 feet, which are sandy, but after that section, 3-star climbing and better rock. Jam and cling up the left-facing corner in an undulating crack that goes from slab to steep and back again a few times... It's pretty physical for the grade and a slot 2/3 of the way up is the crux. Smaller climbers may have an advantage there.
The worst part about this route was it's name- probably after a completely terrible pop-band in the early 90's who had a terrible and annoying MTV hit 'I Want to Sex U Up.' The low-light of my weekend was that running through my head for the first god-awful time in 15+ years.
This is a prominent left-facing corner about 1/2 way between GoldenEye and the 2 unnamed 10's East of there on the South Face of Technicolor. A plaque at the base names the climb 'Color Me Bad.'
A few smaller and larger pieces, but most predominantly 3-3.5" cams (blue camalots)
me ms Crissy an the potog Steavze.
By Jonas Wiklund
Nov 12, 2008
Interesting climbing, somewhat loose close to the top. I pulled of a couple of 10-30 pounds blocks on rappel. Be careful near the anchors.
Nov 17, 2009
color me is getting pretty clean now, and it is really fun!
thankyou carl, for putting it up.
gear is new 4 and 5 camalots.
By Devin Fin
Jan 14, 2010
thanks for the up date Tony ... i got on this thing over last fall 2012 an it has cleaned up great ..fun route..