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YDS: 5.14a French: 8b+ Ewbanks: 32 UIAA: X+ ZA: 32 British: E8 7a PG13

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 20'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.13+ French: 8b Ewbanks: 30 UIAA: X- ZA: 31 British: E7 7a [details]
FA: Wade David
New Route: Yes
Season: year around
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Submitted By: Wade on Apr 2, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: The route "Ghost."

Upper Canyon access closed - 8p Mar. 22 - 5p Mar. 28 MORE INFO >>>


V5 to the first bolt then a 2 move V10 boulder problem (bad, left hand, sloper crimp to a flat undercling). From the third bolt to the anchors is around V7 or harder.

Took me 2 days and around 80 tries just to do the 2 move crux, but the climb could be harder or easier depending on your height.


Park at the large pullout on the south side of the road, about 500 feet after the first tunnel heading up Clear Creek Canyon. Walk across the metal bridge crossing the river, and then walk back up stream to this overhanging boulder that lies just a couple of feet from the edge of the river (there is no potential waterfall). This climb is 4 bolts long to 2 bolt anchors.


4 bolts to 2 bolt anchors.

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By Andrew Tower
From: Golden, CO
Feb 23, 2009
rating: 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c PG13

I didn't have to use the really really bad pinchy side pull awkward thing. I skipped it. Which I dunno you did say it might be easier depending on height so I really don't know. Wade has anyone else done this thing yet?
By Wade
Feb 24, 2009

I see it being around 13b with the crimp beta, too bad I couldn't do it that way.
By Wade
May 21, 2009

Crimp hold broke on the 13b beta, guess it's real hard again!
By Luke Childers
Sep 22, 2009
rating: 5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a

Checked this line out, and it's really quite cool. It's hard to get to the line, but once there I was exited about what I saw. I have not sent the line, but I feel like 5.13c or so would be right on. The top was a little dirty but otherwise a sweet little power line down by the river. I hope to send soon. Maybe a few more tries? Cool line with good solid movement. I would recommended it to any who want a quick kick in the pants. Thanks for your efforts, Wade.

Luke Childers
By Andrew Riley
From: Yangon, Myanmar
Sep 28, 2014

Hey, I would like to add a route on this face to the right of Ghost. Looks like a line would go, I've rapped down it a couple of times to start cleaning it and putting the moves together. I have everything I need to put the new line in, except for a drill. I even have my own bit. If someone would be willing to lend my a drill in exchange for a six-pack or a couple of bucks, send me a message.
By Wader David
18 hours ago

Andrew I sold my hilti drill, but I have bolts, hangers and drill bits left, bits are SDS fittings.
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