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Cyclic Loader 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Anthony Stout on Aug 9, 2006
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Heading into the final crux on Cyclic Loader.<...

Description 

Begins just right of the gap left center of the crag. Follow the bolts through some mantle moves and up through the tricky overhang at the top.


Protection 

Bolts to anchors.



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Allison leading up Cyclic Loader in spring 2007.
Allison leading up Cyclic Loader in spring 2007.
Billy G. just past the crux of "Cyclic Loader".
Billy G. just past the crux of "Cyclic Loader".
Devin climbing in style on <em>Cyclic Loader.</em> April 13, 2008.
Devin climbing in style on Cyclic Loader....
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By Jason Halladay
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From: Los Alamos, NM
May 15, 2007
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

A nice climb. Moves down low can be made easier by staying left in the gash area otherwise you're dealing with the typical smooth start of the climbs at Area 37. Sharp near the top.
Another climb with a funky cold shut anchor setup with one bolt higher than the other. Needs hardware to make it easier to equalize and clean.

By Jason Hundhausen
From: Bozeman, MT
Jul 2, 2007
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

Great climb! Fun, thin moves throughout the bottom lead to a small roof before the anchors. Using the crack is good, but can be a bit painful and you may leave a little skin behind! (I did.)

By Jason Halladay
Administrator
From: Los Alamos, NM
Jul 24, 2007
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

Thanks to a hardware donation from NMCRAG, the anchors on this route were replaced in July 2007 with quality Fixe Sport Anchors.

By Riley Evans
Jun 7, 2010
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c

I have lived in Los Alamos for several years and recently heard about this area through Mountain Project. Great routes. Tech at top on overhang. Great climbing and mostly shaded.