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Routes in The Coliseum

Apollo Reed S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
BC S 5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Journeyman S 5.14b 8c 33 X+ 33 E9 7b
Mercy Seat, The S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Metz Hill Parking S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Obitchuary S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Pod S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Reckless Abandon S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Still Life S 5.14b 8c 33 X+ 33 E9 7b
Super Pod S 5.14d 9a 35 XI 36 E10 7c
Surfer Rosa S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Tobacco Road S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Elevation: 1,655 ft
GPS: 38.242, -80.846 Google Map · Climbing Map
Page Views: 30,670 total, 242/month
Shared By: Ladd on Jul 6, 2007
Admins: Pnelson, Ladd, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones, Shawn Heath

Description

This area is the hard-body hangout.

If you can climb mid 5.12 come on over and try out Reckless Abandon (5.12b) and Tobacco Road (5.12a); they are the warm-ups.

If you can climb 5.13 bring a patience partner and be prepared to hangdog your way up Apollo Reed (5.13a) or Pod (5.13b)

If you want a 5.14? Check out Quarryman, Still Life, or the hardest route in the area, Superpod. There are still a few unsent mega-hard projects here too.

And for the rest of the non-mutants, there is also an awesome not-crowded swimming area right where the Reckless Abandon belay ledge is.
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Getting There

From the ladders follow the cliffline to climber's left past Gun Wall and you will find yourself under a large roof system, welcome.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Coliseum

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Reckless Abandon
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Tobacco Road
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Obitchuary
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Apollo Reed
Sport
5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
The Mercy Seat
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Pod
Sport
5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c
BC
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Reckless Abandon 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Tobacco Road 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Obitchuary 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Apollo Reed 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
The Mercy Seat 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Sport
Pod 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
BC 5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c Sport
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