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Get Your Dieck Off My Barnyard Animals T,S 
Hot Donut, The T 
It's All Been Dung T 
Just Another Cow's Climb T,S 
Just Moo It T,S 
Lieback T,S 
Little Stevie's Favorite Heifer S 
Ruff Roof S,TR 
Sabrina's Choice T,TR 
Salisbury Steak Crack T 
Slab T,S 
Sofa Kingdom S 
Theen Crack T 
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What's Mine Is Yours S 

Little Stevie's Favorite Heifer 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Pat Thompson, Azenda Thompson, Rick Thompson, Jana Thompson, Mark Rolofson, Spring 2001
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Submitted By: Kreighton Bieger on May 19, 2002

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Description 

This route starts near the middle of the crag, travels up through a tan quartz dike, and continues through bulging terrain on jugs and liebacks to gain a small ledge below a steep headwall. A long strenuous reach gains more good slopers, and then a mantel delivers you at the anchors. Felt like 11a/b. The move over the headwall is very ape-index dependent.

This is a very nice route.

Protection 

[Six] bolts to a two bolt anchor.


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Marga working up the angling crack to the roof.  T...
Marga working up the angling crack to the roof. T...
Taken from below the route on 5/19/02.
BETA PHOTO: Taken from below the route on 5/19/02.
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By Kreighton Bieger
May 21, 2002

I should point out that my estimation of the grade of this and "unknown 2" are just that - my own estimates. I based this grade on how it felt to lead it and my wife's efforts to follow it. Could be anywhere from 10b to 11d (snicker).
By PATRICK THOMPSON
Jun 1, 2002

This route was put up by Pat and Azenda Thompson, Rick and Jana Thompson and Mark Rolofson. It goes at 10d to the right of the bolts or 11c/d straight on the bolts. We called this route Little Stevie's Favorite Heifer.
By HTP
From: Longmont, CO
Sep 15, 2008

We weren't up for leading this one, but we put a toprope on it after leading Get Your Dieck Off My Barnyard Animals. Fun moves, and not too much drag for a TR.
By Marty Combs
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 28, 2012
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

I thought this was a very enjoyable climb. It is mostly sustained 5.10 climbing until the last bolt. If you stay on the bolt line at the last bolt, it is probably a mid 5.11 crux, but you can easily bail by moving right onto the adjacent route (Bull Fight).