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Out to Pasture aka Momentus Fist Trainer 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Hare and Wood, 1980? bolted: Bob D'Antonio & Greg Hand, 2006
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 987
Submitted By: Ron Olsen on May 17, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Momentus Fist Trainer and Momentum Operator.

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Description 

The crux is the very overhanging hand to fist crack.

Location 

Start ten feet left of Momentum Operator.

Protection 

Gear up to a blue Camalot and a couple of quickdraws for the two bolts at the start.

Rap from a two-bolt anchor.


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By Greg Hand
From: Golden, CO
May 17, 2006

This climb was inspired by the Momentus Swing Trainer which is designed to improve your golf swing. This climb will help you improve your fist jamming technique.
By slim
Administrator
Jun 24, 2009
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Agree with Dave, probably a full number grade easier. There is a route in the Rossiter book, I think it is called "Altar" (5.10) that seems very similar to Momentus Fist Trainer, minus the bolts at the start....
By Wayne Crill
From: an Altered State
Jun 12, 2011
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

In the '99 Rositer book, this line is described as 'Out to Pasture', 10a, Hare and Wood, 1980, which seems about right. Funny that somewhere since it gets two bolts, renamed, and upgraded.
Don't know how its described in the newer BC book, but then you wouldn't know anything re the history or first ascentionist from that guide anyway....
Fun little line.
By Ewan
From: Boulder
Apr 21, 2015

"Thanks for adding all those bolts."
--Nobody
By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Jun 29, 2015
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

I can see where it is a different climb if you want to stay completely away from the stinkin' piles of BS in the corner... but yeah, those are retrobolts and the climb is 5.10. For a 5.11, get on Momentum Operator, to the right.

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