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Couch Potato 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Greg Hand, Kent Lugbill & Dan Brockway, 7/29/2008
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Greg Hand on Jul 29, 2008
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Description 

Begin as for Sofa Kingdom and find the first bolt near the pine tree on the left. After the 2nd bolt, place the red+green Aliens to protect a hard move past the flake. A #1 Camalot and easy climbing leads to two more bolts on the arete. There is a hard move at the 2nd bolt, then you can place a yellow Alien-size in a horizontal crack. After one more move (place a #2 Camalot to protect any followers), easy climbing leads right to the Sofa Kingdom anchors.

This is probably harder than Sofa Kingdom.


Location 

Begin just left of Sofa Kingdom.


Protection 

Red+yellow+green Aliens, #1+#2 Camalot, [5] bolts.



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By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
May 14, 2009
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a

Is this the route with the tan-colored bolts to the left of Sofa Kingdom? Not bad, but I thought I remembered more than 4 bolts? Did you add a few up top?

By Greg Hand
From: Golden, CO
May 14, 2009

Tony,
Should only be 4 bolts. I thought about a separate anchor from Sofa Kingdom but have not done so.

By Roger Linfield
Nov 14, 2012

When I climbed this route today, there were five bolts. From the second bolt on Sofa Kingdom, move up and left, past a third bolt, to the base of the flake. Above the flake, there were two more bolts on the arete.