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BETA PHOTO: Plotinus Wall, middle.
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  • Description 

    These routes are in the middle of Plotinus Wall, to the right of the giant obvious corner.

    L->R:

    A. The Scientist, 11-, 1p, 80', 8 bolts, green & blue Aliens. Thin slab.
    B. Plotinus, 10, 1p, 80', gear. Follow rising crack.
    C. Rama, 11-, 1p, 110', 3 bolts & small-to-medium gear. V-shaped corner.
    D. Lucid Dreaming, 13-, 1p, 8 bolts. Arete.

    On a short wall down below:

    E. I Have a Dream, 11-, 1p, 40', 4 bolts.


    Getting There 

    Follow the approach for Plotinus Wall. It will take you to the wall just below The Scientist.


    6 Total Routes


    ['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',3],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

    The Classics

    Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Middle:
    The Scientist   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
    Lucid Dreaming   5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   
    Browse More Classics in Middle

    Featured Route For Middle
    Ridge dreaming of air well before the crux on LC; photo by Bob Ratliff.

    Lucid Dreaming 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b  CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Middle
    Just right of Rama on the Plotinus Wall is a beautiful, overhanging arete. This is Lucid Dreaming. Stick-clip the first bolt then power up a series of tricky, strenuous moves to a stopper move near the the fourth bolt. Crank up over the bulge and follow the steep face up to a two-bolt anchor. Classic and hard arete climbing on beautiful granite. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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