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Going Retro 

M6

   
Type:  Sport, Mixed, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus: M6 [details]
FA: Jason Nelson
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Submitted By: eDixon on Oct 23, 2007

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Description 

Clip an old link of large chain and climb the face up and right to a couple steeper finishing moves. It shares an anchor with The Local Scoop.

Location 

This is two routes left of Skylight.

Protection 

6 bolts.


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Climber at the anchors (actually just finishing The Local Scoop).  This anchor serves both routes: Going Retro (route to the left), and The Local Scoop (route to the right).  The not-so-obvious cleft just to climber's right is Skylight.
BETA PHOTO: Climber at the anchors (actually just finishing Th...
The first clip on Going Retro is this shackle.
The first clip on Going Retro is this shackle.

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By Bryan Gilmore
From: Your Mama
Nov 15, 2007

Who considers this to be "one of the best easy single pitch mixed climbs in Ouray"? The route has only been equipped since the spring of 2007 and most people, I'd bet, don't even know it's there, not to mention that it ain't mixed if there is no ice. FA- Jason Nelson. Same for the one right next to it.
By Jason Nelson
From: SLC, UT
Dec 26, 2007

Perhaps I was getting your expectations a little high. The route is well protected, steep, fun, easy, and easy to get to. What else needs to be said, right?
By lisa nelson
Dec 18, 2008

He can't help it...they all just flock when he gets on a route! BTW...see guideline #1. What are you mad at the world or something?