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It's Miller Time 

YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Harvey Miller and ?
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Submitted By: Jesse Ryan on May 4, 2001

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BETA PHOTO: Miller Time, 5.11a/b.

Description 

This was a fun route, for my partner. I left a lot of blood on this one when I created a spurting tip by grabbing a hold to quickly. It is on the arete right of Suburbia on Contest Wall. It has sequential and balancy climbing (Van Horn's words hold very true here). Watch out for sharp holds near the top (and near the top of many Shelf routes as they slab out).


Protection 

5 bolts to 2 bolt anchor.



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Steve Cheyney on It's Miller Time (5.11a), Sand Gulch. <br /> <br />Photo by Dan Heidenreich.
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By Zachary Markis
Mar 29, 2002

Nice one to do before jumping on Suburbia--which is right next to it. Pretty pumpy, little route! At the top, best to high step over the bulge, Watch out--pulling on some pretty sharp limestone.

By tobias
From: CO
Dec 29, 2002

Huh... this one drew my blood as well! Nice little gusher, but I tried to keep it off the rock. The crux is interesting--look wide for holds....

By Michael Amato
Oct 18, 2004

A hard move and a haul to get to the 5th bolt only to find that the hanger spins like a wheel... yikes!

By Ed Quesada
Dec 31, 2004

FA Harvey Miller and ?

By GabeO
From: Denver, CO
Jan 19, 2010

Nice route, but felt damn hard for the grade compared to other 11- climbs I've done at Shelf.

By richard magill
Nov 25, 2011

Hard for the grade but exceptionally good.