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Evil Empire 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Tod Anderson
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Nate Adams on Mar 13, 2006

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Start under the big roof. The first couple bolts are on vertical rock - you'll find the crux here. The route underclings, liebacks, and stems to the anchors. The rock quality deteriorates as the route goes vertical, but the climbing is easy and well protected. Wear a helmet and have fun!

See the topo for location.


10 or so bolts.

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By jauernigg
From: edwards, co
Jan 25, 2010
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

I love this route, it isn't very hard but just good fun.
By RyanO
From: sunshine
Jun 21, 2010

Great route! With a little more cleaning, this thing will be an all time classic.
By Seth Hogan
From: Frisco, Co
Aug 14, 2013

I don't know if a hold broke or something, but when our party of 3 turned the first bolt into a boulder problem and we were all quite ego-bruised, we decided to leave. By far, the most significantly difficult 5.11c I've ever encountered.
By Chuck Lepley
From: Boulder, Colorado
Jun 8, 2014

Great route. Tough start.
By Joe Forrester
From: Ft. Collins, CO
Jun 17, 2014

Great line. V1 boulder problem to 5.9 climbing.
By nate post
Jul 6, 2014

The bouldery start made this route so much fun, but I thought it felt like a V3 boulder problem to fun 5.9+ climbing.
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