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Renaissance Man 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Mike Tupper
New Route: Yes
Season: any
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Submitted By: Mike Tupper on Jan 5, 2014

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Start up Renaissance past 5 bolts, bring cams .5 to 2" for the next 25 feet. After the crux of "Rosie" lean right and clip the bolt step right 15 feet and finish on pocket full of posies.


bolts and gear ..5 to 2"

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By DisturbingThePeace
From: Denver, CO
May 15, 2014

Sounds like this is the same route as "Whole Lot of Rosie"?? I guess this is probably the correct name since Mike Tupper added it.
By George Perkins
From: Los Alamos, NM
May 15, 2014

Here's my take on the routes/extensions that begin with the left bolted crack start, Renaissance/ Lower Rosie (5.10-, 6 bolts):

After reaching the anchor at 40', there are 4 extensions (from L->R)
-A new bolted extension heads up and left to an independent anchor, haven't tried it, don't know more details
-Whole Lotta Rosie (5.11+): follows the left crack all the way up to a high anchor(bring gear for this, plus the 6 lower bolts).
-Renaissance Man (5.12-): follows the left crack a ways (bring gear for this), then cuts right across the slab (passing 1 bolt) to join the top of the right extension (thus bypassing its 5.13 crux), ultimately going to the same high anchor as Whole Lotta Rosie. 15 bolts total + gear. You can see the link-up bolt about a body-length above the climber in this photo.
-Ring Around The Rosie (5.13): the steep all-bolted arete that is a bit to the right of the Lower Rosie anchor, 17 bolts. (The description posted above is calling this "Pocket Full of Posies".)
By Jason Halladay
From: Los Alamos, NM
May 16, 2014

Thanks for the input guys. For the time being, I've sorted Renaissance Man as George suggested (right of "Whole Lotta Rosey", left of "Ring Around the Rosey"). If any of the Standby Shack regulars have a correction, please comment.

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