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Ultraman 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c R

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 130'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Martinet and Gordon
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Oct 7, 2003

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Description 

This route is the 2nd bolted climb from the left. It follows a waterstreak to a ledge with a bolted anchor. There are eight bolts on the route, with 20 foot runouts on sandstone fiction slab near the top. Most of the rock is solid, but all of the edges are rounded. Classic...


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Right at the first crux
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Ultraman
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Jascha on Ultraman
Jascha on Ultraman
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Mary cruising the sustained slab
Mary cruising the sustained slab
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By 46and2
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jan 3, 2007
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

Super killer route that is alot of fun, especially to take friends who have not climbed much slab and watch their faces! NOT nearly as scary or "R" rated as sometimes mentioned, maybe PG-13 at best as the crux moves have the bolts a wee bit closer, a little, kinda. This route AND speed racer are super fun!!

By 426
Mar 19, 2007

Great route, my first pitch in Red Rocks. Will be memorable for most, nice belay holes at top...

By Casey Flynn
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 12, 2007
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

A cool route with fun friction moves. Well bolted except runout from last bolt to the rap anchors up and left. Need to 60m ropes for the rap

By Chris Owen
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From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Apr 15, 2007
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

Takes the water streak up the middle of the face. 5.8 - a nice climb. 200ft rope barely makes it back to the boulder on the left of the start (facing crag).

By Floridaputz
From: Oakland Park, Florida
Mar 3, 2008

What an outstanding climb. Nice little private place to climb at the first pullout. if you like slab this is the place. Ultraman is beautiful. If you have a 70m rope it ill be perfect for this wall, climbs are 100 + feet.

By billdlee
From: las vegas
Apr 19, 2009
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R

If you like this type of climbing, try kemosabe on the ragged edge wall in willow springs. Its a notch harder, but a great slab climb :)

By cassondra
From: las vegas, NV
May 29, 2009
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R

good route for toprope solo. scramble up to the left and over top to reach the anchors.

By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Nov 27, 2009

On 11/27/09, the LVCLC with support from the ASCA replaced 7 pro bolts on this route. The first bolt and the anchors were not replaced. The anchors have recently been replaced with 3/8" stud bolts. All new bolts are 1/2" x 2.75" stainless 5-pieces.

On 1/14/10, the LVCLC finished repair of this route by removing the final old pro bolt and the intermediate station that had formed as well as removing the remaining studs that were protruding from the rock.

By Joe Ludlow
From: Denver, Colorado
Jun 9, 2010

This is a very scary route for a beginner 5.8 climber. Especially one who is unfamiliar with Slab.

I definitely got wanked out when I did it the first time.

By Kyle Bauer
Apr 10, 2013

I think it was mentioned, but I only saw 7 bolts. Not sure if I missed one somewhere, or if it doesn't exist anymore.

By Zappatista
Dec 21, 2013

What a fun route. This is a killer wall, so much better than some of its chossy neighbors.