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Twisted Travels

5.11, Sport,  Avg: 4 from 2 votes
FA: Mark van Horn, 1994
Colorado > Canon City > Table Mtn South > Shambala

Description

To the left of If It's Free and right off the trail is an overhang move to the blunt arete that forms the South edge of the main East-facing wall. This route is great. It starts with a 5.11 crux between bolts one and two, follows some good edge and arete climbing to a spot shortly below the anchors. A big reach on thin hands delivers a second crux, that is not without it's own spook factor. Stay cool and head for the anchor, this is a fine lesson in problem solving where all the edges seem to disappear. Just stay on the feet, this wall is never past vertical.

Protection

Take seven draws and something for the double bolt anchor at the top.

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Carrie Robertson sending after doing the approach on crutches.
[Hide Photo] Carrie Robertson sending after doing the approach on crutches.

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Tim Stich
Colorado Springs, Colorado
[Hide Comment] The climber in the photo is a woman CO Springs people probably know. She sauntered up to the route on crutches and then got to climbing. Aug 15, 2007
Kevin McLaughlin
Colorado Springs
[Hide Comment] Probably Carrie Robertson. Sep 27, 2008
Tim Stich
Colorado Springs, Colorado
[Hide Comment] That's exactly who it is. Bob was there, too. This was back in 1996, and this crag was the first stone I climbed in Colorado. Apr 11, 2015