I've Got Skills
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The left side of OW has a huge boulder that provides access to a couple of routes on the left. Skills is the second or third of these.
My notes from 1998 indicate a funky first clip followed by powerful steep climbing on excellent stone. A nasty little note suggests that I should get my tail back up here and get a clean redpoint ("straightforward, just pumpy. Do it."). Bob also has a pair of more moderate routes on the right side of OW that were terrific as well. As I recall, Skills seemed pretty long and did not offer much rest.
Eight to ten draws and a rope.
From: Carbondale, CO
Aug 25, 2008
Believe the description. THIN crux just above midway, then little rest afterward. Great line, solid for the grade.
By Curt MacNeill
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 29, 2015
Ditto. Solid at the grade. Doesn't appear to see much traffic as there was a bunch of choss I broke off and the route was really dirty. After a bit of cleaning, the route turned into a masterpiece. This route is in dire need of a bolt upgrade. You may find the route a bit old school, both in climbing and bolt spacing, but it's a good one for sure. If you're not very solid at the grade, I would bring a cam for the middle section which is runout but easy climbing....