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Optical starts off easy (Good and Plenty start) then heads to the prow where the business starts. Steep, exciting climbing all the way to the chains.
6 bolts and gear. Long slings help with the rope drag.
These holds are NO illusion.
Optical Illusion - second ascent (to our knowledge...
Top section is no Illusion. 5.11.
A crowded day at Thunder Ridge (there were 4 of us...
|Comments on Optical Illusion
From: Golden, CO
May 23, 2010
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c
Excellent route! One of the best of the grade at Thunder. Definitely keeps you entertained the whole way. Don't forget the TCUs.
|By Dan G0D5H411|
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Oct 17, 2010
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a
I enjoyed the steep finale, but launching off into unknown territory after the first bolt was exhilirating!