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YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Greg Hand and Bob D'Antonio
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Feb 5, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Sponge Bath and Depends on the left side of the Nu...

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Start as for Sponge Bath. Climb the slab, clip the first bolt and then climb straight up to a short corner past a bolt to the anchor.


Small gear and a couple of quickdraws will get you to the anchor.

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Rock Climbing Photo: A.M. on the route.
A.M. on the route.

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By Ron Olsen
From: Boulder, CO
Sep 4, 2006
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

A fun slab route. I protected the last move to the anchor with a #1 Ball Nut; another bolt here might be a good idea.
By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Aug 23, 2007
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

The slab down low is slippery when wet and is not protected. Be careful.
By Brynli Hughes
Sep 29, 2008
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Fun slab route. There are two new bolts (in addition to the ones in the picture), one 10ft up from the first bolt (in the picture), and a second new bolt between the last bolt and the anchors. I only used two small cams - 2inch and a 1/4inch to protect the rest. Fixed protection are in really good condition.
By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Apr 28, 2013

We placed a nut between the second and third bolts.

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