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You Show Me Your Heavy Weapon, I'll Show You Mine 

Ol' 47 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Stewart Green, Deb and Howard Brooks, 2000
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Submitted By: Kreighton Bieger on Mar 17, 2002
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Tracy leading the Ol' Four-Seven.


The route to the right of Amiga, Ol' 47 ascends a short face with a crack on the right, past five bolts. Pull left at the top to reach the anchors that are shared with Amiga. Also shares the fifth bolt with Amiga. Fairly sharp rock, but a fun romp at the grade.


Five quickdraws for the route.

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At the anchors on Ol' 47.  Fun route.
At the anchors on Ol' 47. Fun route.
Nice crack!
Nice crack!
Contemplating the crux of the Ol' Four-Seven.
Contemplating the crux of the Ol' Four-Seven.
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By Stewart M. Green
Mar 19, 2003

If you layback up the crack/flake right of "Ol'47" and clip the bolts to your left then the grade drops to 5.7. Pretty good fun!

By Larry Shaw
Jul 17, 2004
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

Climbed in the crack just to the right of the bolts until the final panel, felt pretty easy.

By J P
From: Denver, CO
Mar 27, 2006
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c PG13

In "Shelf Road Rock: A Complete Climbing Reference" (Knapp/Thompson/Aschert), it appears this climb is listed as "You Show Me Your Heavy Weapons and I'll Show You Mine". Can anyone else confirm this?

By Dean Cool
From: Boulder, CO
Aug 14, 2006

This is a solid 5.9 climb but rather sharp rock and rope drag if you belay down.

By Steve Knapp
From: Highlands Ranch, CO
Nov 22, 2008
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a PG13

This felt pretty tough for the grade, even on toprope. Crux is getting over a bulge near the 3rd or 4th bolt. There the good feet basically end and you are left with some rough limestone with a few small pockets and crimps for hands. It is sharp and can hurt the fingers. Bolts are a bit widely spaced and it wouldn't be good to fall before a clip. One nice thing is you can bail right to the flake if the going gets too tough (yeah, I must admit I had to do that). Maybe I'll get it next time.

Show Me Your Weapon is the route to the right on the flake with a separate bolt line.

By Kyle Judson
From: Colorado
Jul 18, 2011

Sharp holds. Feels like old school 5.9.