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Old Dragon Ballz 

Old Dragon Ballz 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Jason Maurer
New Route: Yes
Season: Any
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Submitted By: J1. on Jul 31, 2010
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Climb the flared crack through 2 strenuous bulges. Fingers to tight hands...trickier than it looks.


This route is located near the Crack Land area just across the gully and faces Southwest. Once at upper Crack Land, locate the routes, Thus Us or The Enemy Within, do an about face and walk about 50 feet to the north and look up. The route is perched on a nice granite slab overlook with great views of Boulder Canyon and upper Crack Land.


Small rack up to a #1 Camalot.
Walk off to the east or set a gear anchor for top-roping.

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The crack to the left of my rope.
BETA PHOTO: The crack to the left of my rope.
Giving that crack some Maurer-power!
Giving that crack some Maurer-power!
Kevin on P2 above the crux.
Kevin on P2 above the crux.
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By Cor
Jul 31, 2010
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b

Nice work, Jason!
Despite being a short route, don't be fooled.
It is like a little Vedauwoo simulator, with fun climbing.

By Leo Paik
From: Westminster, Colorado
Oct 4, 2010

Not knowing what the route was and missing the entry in Crack Land, we did a tiny approach pitch for this 2 pitch line. Most will consider skipping the 1st pitch. The first pitch is lichenous and has a discontinuous nature, but its upper half has a nice smidgen of crack. Perhaps it is 5.7.