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Best 5.12s on the front range

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edanner · · Fort Collins, Colorado · Joined Feb 2015 · Points: 0

What are your favorite 5.12 sport routes on the front range?

Eric Klammer · · Boulder, CO · Joined Oct 2012 · Points: 2,075

I thought "Undertow" was super fun. But it was also the first and last 5.12 I've climbed...

Matt Rhodin · · Denver, CO · Joined Sep 2014 · Points: 70

Wet Dream in CCC. Also the one and only 5.12 I've done in CO. Maybe we should re-name the forum...

Eric Stern · · Boulder, CO/ Tacoma Washington · Joined Jun 2014 · Points: 45

The Great Escape in CCC is fantastic. Hero move after hero move

Erik Kowalczyk · · Fort Collins, CO · Joined May 2015 · Points: 48

Mass Appeal is up the Poudre and is super long on stellar rock. 12a/b?

NWNINJA · · Nederland, CO · Joined Jul 2010 · Points: 80

The Shaft, Andrology, Lucid Dreaming, the Good the Bad and the Jacked, 10 Digit Dialing, Monet, Ejection Seat, Tell Tale Heart, Earth Voyage.. so many good 12's out here...

Mike McKinnon · · Golden, CO · Joined Aug 2003 · Points: 65

Shaft, Patience Face, Plan B, Your Mother,

Jeremy Kasmann · · Denver, CO · Joined Nov 2007 · Points: 0

Starlight, Anarchitect, and Gym Arete also come to mind. Actually, there are a lot of great 12a/b routes at shelf.

Zach M · · Boulder, CO · Joined Jun 2011 · Points: 0

Sucking My Will in CCC is another great 12. Power Bulge is brutal feeling, but still a 12. Twitch is fun, and feels a lot more like a 12 then Anarchitect. Open Space Cowboy is an underclimbed classic, and Redneck Hero is an overclimbed classic.

Andy Hansen · · Longmont, Colorado · Joined Sep 2009 · Points: 2,318

Archangel 12c, Red Limit 12d, Tell-Tale Heart 12b and Sequential 12a (OK, this is a gear route but the gear is good, obvious, plentiful, easy to place and the climb is overall like a sport route movement wise).

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