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Passing the Baton 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c [details]
FA: Mike Lane
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Submitted By: Jay Eggleston on Oct 11, 2010

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At the roof.
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Description 

This route is very well bolted and is a good climb for a new leader or those who are height challenged. Thin, delicate climbing starts the route but the crux is pulling the roof. Fun!


Location 

This is the second bolted line from the left and has more bolts than any other route on the crag.


Protection 

Many bolts. "Rampart Range Rocks" says it has 11 bolts, but we had 12 draws and ended up with a few left over. Bring 10 draws and you should be OK.



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By Old and Busted
From: Centennial, CO
Jun 28, 2011

It is 11 bolts, don't z-clip at the overlap.

By rags
Jun 28, 2011

Kudos from the Minions....

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