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Muddy Past 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Mike Smith and Peter Hubbel, 1982
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Submitted By: Jay Eggleston on Jan 28, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: The route.

Seasonal Raptor Closure MORE INFO >>>


Climb the crack which arcs to the left. At its end, clip a bolt and move left. Moving past the bolt is the 5.9 crux. The two bolts above the crack to the right are the route Wear Cattle. After the crux, climb up an left to a two bolt anchor. This is the anchor on the route Deception Past.


Start in the same crack as Wear Cattle which is the first crack left of the Standard Route. Descend from the bolt anchor or continue up the second pitch of Deception Past.


Standard rack to a #2 Camalot. There is a bolt at the crux and a 2 bolt anchor at the top.

Photos of Muddy Past Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Approaching the bolt.
Approaching the bolt.
Rock Climbing Photo: About to enter the crux after unclipping the bolt.
About to enter the crux after unclipping the bolt.

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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Jan 29, 2011

Thanks, Roth. FA info. added.
By Allen Hill
From: FIve Points, Colorado and Pine
Jan 29, 2011

This was a popular route at one point. The mud was long gone by the mid-eighties.

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