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Big Bull S,TR 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Bosch it S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Family Affair S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
GAC Rulz S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Grey Wales S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Grid Iron S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Grid Locked S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Midget Magic S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Moms Rock S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Triangulate T,S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Type: Sport, 100 ft
FA: Don Bell
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Shared By: Luke Bertelsen on Apr 4, 2005
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Description

Contouring along the Lefthand Wall you will take a left up a scree gully. Be careful here as it is alwasy loose and it is always possible to take a nasty ride down the scree likely injuirng oneself in the process. GAC rulz is the middle route between Triangulate and Big Bull. The route is vertical with the crux at a small roof aout mid way through. This climb is equally as fun as Big Bull.

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Bolts to chain anchors. A 60 meter rope is a must for this route. It barely reaches.
jbak
 
jbak  
 
1st bolt drilled into a fractured block... eh ? Good route though. Dec 29, 2011
Myk BROWN
tucson, az
 
Myk BROWN   tucson, az
 
Very cool route. Best 10 on the wall by far. Added Mussy hooks to anchors. Dec 18, 2011
Jimbo  
OK Christian, now you have to start carrying a pry bar with you. Nov 25, 2011
Christian
Casa do Cacete
  5.10c/d PG13
Christian   Casa do Cacete
  5.10c/d PG13
Undercling flakes at the start: One is flexing and bound to come off soon.

Guaranteed groundfall if you fall near third bolt, unlikely but you never know with the rock at Hairpin. Nov 24, 2011
Tradiban
  5.10c/d
Tradiban  
  5.10c/d
Way better than it looks, best route on this wall. Mar 16, 2010
metrozen
  5.10 PG13
metrozen  
  5.10 PG13
I love this route - definitely worth doing again and again. Close enough to the road to hit on the way off the mountain if there is still an hour of daylight left. My first time on this I was climbing into the dark, actually. Between the last clip and the chain anchor it gets a little thin and meanders a bit, so I give it a PG-13. Jun 14, 2008
Tony B
Around Boulder, CO
  5.10c
Tony B   Around Boulder, CO
  5.10c
Actually, I liked this climb quite a bit. Mostly huge holds with a few long moves to make the grade 5.10. The sport routes to the right are thinner and harder. Take a lot of draws for this one! Jan 9, 2008