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Routes in Cob Rock

Aid Crack T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Brownies In The Basin T,S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Corn on the Cob T,S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Crystal Arete V3 6A
Devil's Dream T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
East Crack T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Eat Left T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Eat Right T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
Empor T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Empor Scary Variant T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
Face Problem V3 6A
Face Route T,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c X
Game, The V16 8C+
Goat, The T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Headless Horseman, The V10 7C+ R
Hug, The V10-11 8A PG13
Hurley Direct T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Huston Crack T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Indistinction T,S 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Left Huge aka The Hug Left V8-9 7B+
Mantle Arete V3+ 6A+
Ms. Fanny Le Pump T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Night Vision T,S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
North Face Center T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
North Face Left T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Northwest Corner T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Othello T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Right Crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Sleepy Hollow V9-10 7C+ R
South Crack (Unknown) T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Thunder Road S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Under The Boardwalk V12 8A+
West Cracks T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
West Dihedral T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
West Rib T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Trad, Sport
FA: Jim Erickson, Solo, 1978.
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Description

The center crack of the routes located just around the corner and uphill (to the east) of the buttress with Huston Crack and Aid Crack, at Cob Rock. This route ascends a steep, right-facing dihedral with a handcrack for 15 feet, then slabs out and widens to fists/offwidth. Two beefy new rap bolts at the top.

Protection

Set of cams, heavy on fist-sized.

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Gregger Man
Broomfield, CO
Gregger Man   Broomfield, CO
A bolted rap route was installed in 2013.

mountainproject.com/forum/t… Aug 24, 2017
Could not find a bolted anchor for this climb. Nearest anchors were quite far down and left of where we topped out, above the 11 climb (?). Slings above the downclimb are shredded, just a single cord in place, so didn't use that, either. Walk off sucks. Aug 19, 2017
Andrew Locke
Louisville, CO
  5.7+
Andrew Locke   Louisville, CO
  5.7+
I'm terrible at hand cracks, but this pitch felt easier than the top pitch of Empor for me. I'm giving it two stars for the varied moves (stemming, jamming, a little offwidth if you're feeling ballsy). Worth doing if you're in the area and the classics are taken, or as a warmup for Huston. Jun 30, 2014
TBD
  5.7
TBD  
  5.7
I swapped the locations of bolt hangers and added a quick link to improve anchor. It's much better now.

Too bad the starting hand crack doesn't go on for 80 feet.... Sep 5, 2012
Brent Apgar
Out of the Loop
 
Brent Apgar   Out of the Loop
 
Was up there today. Current anchor is 2 bolts: 1 hanger has a steel rap ring on it and the other currently has a biner on it. Sep 26, 2010
Jay Eggleston
Denver
 
Jay Eggleston   Denver
 
Climb this to get your self esteem back up after doing Huston Crack. One of the bolts does not have a ring for lowering/pulling the rope. It could use a quicklink for sure. Aug 26, 2009
James Beissel
Boulder, CO
 
James Beissel   Boulder, CO
 
Went up to Cob the other day and discovered a new bolted anchor above this climb. Jul 6, 2009
James Beissel
Boulder, CO
 
James Beissel   Boulder, CO
 
Good climb, crappy descent. Apr 23, 2008
Stephanovich
Boulder, CO
Stephanovich   Boulder, CO
Climbed it on 5/17/07 the first time, fun route- used a #3+#4 (BD)cam and then climbed up and left to a rap tree that drops you on the east face of cob. start has great jams, watch out for loose rocks when climbing through the broken area to tree. Jul 10, 2007
First 15 feet is a delight. Perfect jams. Then it gets blah. There are some rap slings to avoid the gnarly walk off. Good if the place is swamped and you need to get a buddy from Houston out until the crowds die down. Aug 8, 2003