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YDS: 5.13b French: 8a Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ British: E7 6c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.13b French: 8a Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ British: E7 6c [details]
FA: Porter Jarrard, 1992
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Submitted By: Eddie Avallone on Apr 1, 2008
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Will starting the business of the climb.


Crank out a quick boulder problem through a roof and style up slopey jugs to a traverse into the Pod.
Bust out the thin crux and gain a big ledge for the only rest on the route.
Once the ledge is left, this route is ON! Only 5 moves to the chains...but they are tough!
Remember that without an anchor clip it's not a send.


First route on the right side of the Colosseum proper. Left of the ridiculous looking Still Life boulder.


Fixed chains with steel wiregates...plush.

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By LeeAB
From: ABQ, NM
Oct 31, 2009
rating: 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ E7 6c

There are bolts on an extension and a newer right finish, I don't know if either has been red-pointed.

The climbing out of the POD is pretty continuous on flat edges. The upper boulder problem is not that bad, the holds are all pretty big, just longer pulls on a steeper section of rock, also I only did 3 moves to clip the chains, not 5.

Very fun, perfect stone and cool varied movement.