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Honey, I Shrunk the Hemmorrhoids 

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

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Deaun Schovajsa and Dave Gottenborg, circa 1993
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Mar 31, 2002

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Description 

This route follows a moderate slab to an airy arete higher on the route, clipping 4 bolts as you go. There are a few runouts that can be sewn up with small cams. The reachy moves at the start and the 3rd bolt will kept on your toes. Enjoy....


Protection 

A few cams to 1", will protect the runouts before and after the first bolt.



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Mike near the hardest part.
Mike near the hardest part.
This is the most runout section. That first bolt is about 15' feet up. In the middle I put a #0.75 Camalot, and then after that is the 2nd bolt, perhaps 15' feet up from bolt #1, but it's easy terrain.
BETA PHOTO: This is the most runout section. That first bolt i...
At the anchors (which are beginning to show their age).
At the anchors (which are beginning to show their ...
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By Michael J Yarros
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Oct 6, 2004
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

My first route at Golden years ago. Nice route.

By Jonathan Hall
Nov 19, 2004
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Hey this is a great route and very fun. Good beginner lead. Starts off low and then the angle increases as well as the bolts. All the holds are there and the bolting is well done as the pitch and angle go up. I recommend this route. It might even be a three star for the rating.

By Ryan Bibler
From: MT
May 1, 2006
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Runout (for N Table) but the climbing is easy between the bolts. Plus it's longer than most N Table routes, so it's probably a good beginner lead.

By Thomas
From: Boulder, CO
May 24, 2006
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R

I thought the route was pretty run out. Also, there is a big loose (basketball sized) chunk of rock around the 3rd bolt, so watch out. Tried to mark it, but didn't work very well.

By Deaun Schovajsa
Nov 26, 2008

FA was Deaun Schovajsa and Dave Gottenborg circa 1993.

By beehler
From: Lakewood, CO
Sep 1, 2009
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13

Still a loose block near the third bolt.

By Fred C.
From: Golden, CO
Apr 29, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13

Good lead route with a few nice rest points. I would suggest beginner leaders bring supplemental trad gear to place between runouts (definitely good spots for this), otherwise it could get real sketchy real fast.

By MilkyTech
Jul 21, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R

Had my first lead climb on this for my fourth ever ascent. Pretty scary clipping [what I think was] the 4th bolt from around the corner (a little off route) 3 or 4 feet above the last bolt! Damn proud feeling of accomplishment. Banged out the 5.9 just to the left of this immediately after on top rope and seemed like a piece of cake with my confidence raging from leading this.

By percious
From: Bear Creek, CO
Oct 10, 2011
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Difficult opening moves for 5.7 leader with no protection. Basically, it's a couple of overhanging bouldering moves and somewhat insecure feet right before a bolt at 20 feet off the deck. Factor in ground-fall potential for second bolt clip (although after admittedly easier terrain) and ledge fall clipping the anchors, and this route is potentially dangerous for someone new to leading. I for one would welcome the addition to 3 bolts to this route, which would add a nice beginner lead to the area.

By Dave J
Oct 10, 2011

Please don't retrobolt a nearly 20 year old climb. Toprope it or lead one of the other moderates in the area. It is also safe with supplemental gear. Not everything needs to be gym-ified.

By teece303
From: Highlands Ranch, CO
Jan 10, 2013
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R

I led this years ago, just clipping the bolts. Today, since it was my first lead in years, I put some gear in, too, to calm my nerves.

This is a great route. Yes, it is a tiny bit run out by Table standards but barely. The biggest run-out is at the bottom on really easy climbing.

The start is the hardest part of the route, and the arÍte near the third bolt is the crux higher up. Good holds, a tiny bit balance-y at bolt three, but just commit and it's fine.

By Ben Burnett
From: Colorado
Jan 30, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Fun! Start to the right in a crack for added interest. Bring a few hand to finger-sized cams and skip most of the bolts - particularly that spinning coldshut!