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Toy Box 

YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Drew Spaulding, August '13
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Drew Spaulding on Nov 16, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: Doug at the crux on Toy Box.

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Description 

Toy Box is the leftmost route starting off the main ledge. Clip 2 bolts up the bulging slab to gain the stemming corner above. Pushing and stemming past 2 more bolts (crux) leads up to the beautiful, gray, triangular headwall and the hand crack just below the 2-bolt anchor. It has some wild, tricky moves!

Protection 

6 bolts and 2-bolt anchor w/chains.


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Shane headed for the anchor.
Shane headed for the anchor.

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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Jan 21, 2014
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

The crux moves on this are not obvious. You really have to search for handholds, and the stemming is not obvious either, but the route is challenging and fun.
By Drew Spaulding
From: Boulder, CO
Jan 27, 2014

Definitely a pushing, stemming crux.... Glad you guys got up there to check it out! Those final moves up on that perfect stone are sweet!
By Sean Wolf
From: Denver, CO
Jul 9, 2014
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Came off at the crux.. choose those feet wisely!
By tonyga
Sep 13, 2014
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Very challenging crux moves. Going back to the Playpen another day to figure these out. For those that know them, are they reach and height dependent? Or am I just completely missing them? Fun route.
By Drew Spaulding
From: Boulder, CO
Sep 14, 2014

Push with your left hand on the "tooth", and match your left foot below it.... Push first, then reach up left!
By Leo Paik
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From: Westminster, Colorado
Sep 17, 2014
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

FWIW, I thought it was reach/height-dependent. A shorter climber like my partner that day had a much harder time than I did.
By Doug Redosh
Nov 8, 2014

10c. The new guidebook gives this a 10a, but 2/3 of us felt that this was the hardest of the 5 climbs here. Tricky stem with thin finger holds in the crack. You have to get your left foot up pretty high.