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Fantastic Planet 

YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 6a R

   
Type: Sport, 2 pitches, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 5c [details]
FA: Craig Luebben and Lizz Grenard
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Submitted By: Jimn Seiler on Jun 7, 2006
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Description 

The first pitch of this climb goes 5.9+ R and is the easiest pitch I know of on the Crystal Wall. The bolts are run out quite a bit in a few spots but definitely adds spice to the route. The second pitch goes about 11c, and ,like all the routes on the Crystal Wall, the second pitch is a bit shorter than the first. There are rap anchors for both pitches.


Location 

This route is the bolted route just to the left of Tour de Poudre.


Protection 

Quick draws.



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By A. Roberts
From: Boulder, CO
Feb 25, 2008

I climbed this route a long time ago but I remember being able to avoid the crux on the 2nd pitch to keep the route at 5.9. I've got fuzzy memories, but I think you move right at the 2nd bolt? I remember it as a fun climb, but I usually recall every route as a grade easier and never as scary as it really is. Have fun.

By Aaron Martinuzzi
Sep 22, 2008

All I climbed was the first pitch. The first 25 feet was fun 9+, run it out up an easy right leaning flake to a bolt, then up a left-facing ramp to anchors. The second 30/35 ft. of P1 wasn't really worth doing, except, I imagine, as a means to getting to P2.