|Tumbling Rainbow Formation
This is the 10 bolt route left of Run For Your Life (5.10b). The crux is cranking past the first 2 bolts (somewhat height dependent). After that, climb up and left on sharp edges, then steep face moves and some marginal smearing gets you to the top. Good variety of well protected moves on this one.
10 bolts to 2 bolt rap anchor (80 ft.)
|By Tony B|
From: Around Boulder, CO
Jan 13, 2006
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
More positive than most routes at the grade and probably not 5.11 if the crux is down low. None the less, a good route with fun movement that's pretty safe.
|By Scotty Nelson|
Mar 6, 2006
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
I thought it warranted 5.11.
The cranking crux might be by the second bolt but the toughest part for me was a marginal friction move by the second to last bolt.
Mar 6, 2006
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
As good or better than Run For Your Life -- continuous and excellent face climbing. Crux by 2nd bolt is 5.11, thin moves to top out.
|By Phil Esra|
Dec 1, 2013
Much harder to get off the ground if you're less than 5'6" with zero ape index--becomes impossible to reach the start "jug." And don't blow the third clip, or you'll deck.
Some tricky route-finding and difficult moves scattered throughout the climb, but getting past the 2nd bolt is the cruxiest crux... at least if you're short.
I found the moves less fun than those on Run for Your Life. 3 stars for this one and 4 for RFYL.
|By erik rieger|
From: Gold Hill, CO
Jan 3, 2014
Hard down low, slippery up high, sustained throughout. Felt pretty dang 5.11. Amazing position.