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Boyz From The Hood S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Fatman and Robin S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Little John's Big Stick T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Maid Marian S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Men in Tights S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Merry Men S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Prince and The Pauper, The S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Prince of Thieves S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Robbin' the Hood S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Sheriff's Tariff S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Tony Bubb's Little Stick S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Tuckered and Fried S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Type: Sport
FA: Alan Nelson
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Shared By: Quinn Stevens on Dec 31, 2000
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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In my opinion, a dumb route. You can virtually step off the climb for the first 3/4 of the way on the right, ascending slope.


Standard sport rack. 6 bolts to a two bolt anchor. Shares the anchors with Little John's Big Stick.


Andrew Locke
Louisville, CO
Andrew Locke   Louisville, CO
Pretty silly route. If there is a 5.9 line on here, I couldn't find it. It's ledgy and not really sustained at all, so some of the falls could be less than ideal. I don't think I've ever given a bomb, but this route really doesn't even deserve a star. Jun 7, 2014
keith story
Boulder, CO
keith story   Boulder, CO
Meh. Not worth it. Go to Prince and the Pauper. Sep 4, 2011
Wherever we park!
AOSR   Wherever we park!
I think the hangers on this route could be put to a better use... like bolting the approach to highwire in CCC (it's got to be at least a 4.10-)

jeeze. Jul 8, 2009
"Comfortable for the grade" = maybe, 5.7+?

IMO, 5.9 is hard. Boulder Canyon grades are soft. May 10, 2005
Bill Zabaronick  
I thought that this route was pleasant, comfortable for the grade. I believe that the more experienced climbers tend to forget how easy nines actually are, hence the bomb ratings. May 9, 2005
This route is an absolute waste. It has nice hangers, though.

I suggest that the hangers be removed from this route and put on Little john's Big Stick, a mere three feet to the left, replacing the kinda old- looking cold shuts... Oct 6, 2002
Aron Quiter
Oakland, CA
Aron Quiter   Oakland, CA  
Maid Marian is a dumb route. And it's loose. And there's friggin spiderwebs everywhere on the route. And it's not even a good warmup, one move is MAYBE 5.8, I don't buy a 5.9 rating. Sep 6, 2002