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This Bone's For You 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Alan Nelson, Spring, 2001
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Submitted By: Richard M. Wright on Jun 1, 2001
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Description 

This route takes the shaded face to the right of This Bolt's For You (5.11d). A brief arete sort of block presents the only difficulty, and it comes between bolts one and two. Big jugs, good stone, fun moves. What more do you want, besides making the line 600 feet long instead of 45 feet long???


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QDs only. All you need is seven draws and something for the double bolt anchor at the top.



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Peter Dillon, cruising to the anchors.
Peter Dillon, cruising to the anchors.
At the anchor on "This Bolt's for You".
At the anchor on "This Bolt's for You".
Garrett Gillest, "This Bone is For You", a few days before age 7.
Garrett Gillest, "This Bone is For You", a few day...
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By Ron Olsen
From: Boulder, CO
Sep 3, 2003

A fun pitch with the crux down low, and steep easy climbing at the top.

By Caleb Phillips
From: Boulder, CO
Aug 8, 2009
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

Anchor bolts are far apart and need something more than just 2 draws.

There are also some big loose-ish blocks near the top which will come down after enough winters. One is huge, but seems to be staying in place for now or I would have trundled it. Make sure your belayer is paying attention and wearing a helmet.

By Lordsokol
From: Boulder, CO
Jan 20, 2013

Clean, a bit polished, but fantastic climbing.

By aSteel
Jan 12, 2014

Loose blocks remain as of 1/11/14, as does the loose bolt on the widely spaced anchor.