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Kum & Go 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Jay Samuelson/ Kevin Capps
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Kevin Capps on Nov 18, 2011
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Description 

This route shares the first 3 bolts with Five and Dime to establish the ledge. From the ledge, you climb a very fun, leftward traverse for 3 bolts. Shake out and chalk up mid-route to get ready for the finish, which climbs through beautiful crimps and sidepulls with a big move to a dinner plate hold to clip the anchors. This route is sustained and fun!


Location 

This is to the right of Breaking the Mold.


Protection 

8 bolts, 2 bolt anchor.



Photos of Kum & Go Slideshow Add Photo
Is he kum'n or go'n?
Is he kum'n or go'n?
Kevin getting into the upper business....
Kevin getting into the upper business....
Jay, pimpin' n' crimpin'.
Jay, pimpin' n' crimpin'.
Kevin at the end of the opening traverse.
Kevin at the end of the opening traverse.
Mid-route.
Mid-route.
Jay, finishing on Kum n'Go.
Jay, finishing on Kum n'Go.
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By Jay Samuelson
From: Denver CO
Nov 18, 2011
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a

This turned out to be a really fun addition to the wall, and I'd have to say Convenience Cliff now seems 'complete'. The climbing is really fun and varied on this route and a bit more sustained than its neighbor to the left. A fun, overhanging traverse on jugs and crimps leads into vertical to slightly overhung face climbing with nice and increasingly difficult movement to a big move to the finish.

As always on this wall, be careful of the potential of holds breaking, we cleaned what we thought would break and left the rest. Everything we pulled on seemed pretty solid.

By Kevin Capps
From: Golden, CO
Nov 18, 2011

The wall does seem to be complete with this sweet route. It couldn't have turned out any better for this route. What a fun time, Jay! All that work finally paid off, haha.

By Luke Childers
Nov 19, 2011

Once again they strike at this wall once more... adding the 2nd of probably the best routes at this wall!! Their vision and their efforts in really completing this wall and making it a real route destination is what this wall was lacking!! Can't wait to get on this one!! Looks so good!! And the pictures don't lie, folks!! It's a great little, kinda hidden wall!! Very quite with great views of CCC! Only been there once, but was stunned by how fun and quality this wall was! Ready to go back just looking at your photos!!! Hope this place starts seeing more action, because I think people would find this to wall to be like the lost temple of gold!! LOL!! I really like what you guys have done up on that hillside! Not a very long approach either if I recall.... Very nice. Thank you for your efforts!!

By chinos
Feb 16, 2012

Nice! You guys finally did that line. What took so long, haha!! Looking forward to getting out there and hitting the canyon again. Plenty more gems up on those hills!!