Mountain Project Logo

Routes in MBA Buttress

Adrenalyzer T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b X
Bad Manners T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Brain Cloud aka Shadow Arete S,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Brain Dead Ted TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Broken Arrow S,TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Cliff Hanger S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Dan's Line aka Restless Heart S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Dan's Manners S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Fatal Attraction T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c X
Feeding Frenzy S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Good Man Dan S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
How Rebolting aka Butt Crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Left Behind T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Major Bolt Achievement (MBA) S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Mandela aka Leaning Pillar T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Milk Dud, The T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a V-easy 3
Mini Me S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Minor Trad Achievement T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Mournful Mullet T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Nader T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
No Manners aka Hodat T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Oblivious T,TR 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Over The Top aka Unknown bolt line S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Shadow of a Hangdog (aka Fat Fingers) T,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Shark Attack! or Shark Infested Waters T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Sick Minds Think Alike T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Spike S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Stoney Middleton T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Table Manners S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Twenty Something Arete T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b V0- 4- R
Wazup? aka Buchanan T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Trad
FA: unknown
Page Views: 825 total, 4/month
Shared By: Alan Nelson on Feb 26, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

You & This Route


9 Opinions

Your To-Do List:

Add To-Do

Your Star Rating:


     Clear Rating

Your Difficulty Rating:


-none- Change

Your Ticks:

Add New Tick
    -none-

Description

This takes the cool handcrack in a left-facing corner between Cliff Hanger and Spike. Start in a crack on the left side of the Adrenalyzer pinnacle and wander up to the base of the dihedral. The corner is basically vertical and sucks whatever gear you throw into it. At the top, reach around to the right and clip the anchors atop Spike.

Protection

Standard gear rack with medium to large cams or hexes. Two bolt anchor with rings on the right atop the adjacent route Spike.

Photos

Benjamin Chapman
Small Town, USA
Benjamin Chapman   Small Town, USA
All very confusing. Apr 1, 2017
Jay Eggleston
Denver
 
Jay Eggleston   Denver
 
This does seem a little harder than 5.8 but only for about 4' of climbing. Mar 30, 2017
Ken Trout
Golden, CO
Ken Trout   Golden, CO
David, why on Earth would you quote Hubbel's guide as some kind of authority? Hubbel has always named cracks that were never climbed. His first book to the Platte was called The Brown Book of Lies. No FA parties are listed usually. Jul 12, 2008
John McNamee
Littleton, CO
John McNamee   Littleton, CO  
David,

Thanks for the correction.

John Feb 17, 2008
Randy Carmichael
Boulder, CO
  5.8+
Randy Carmichael   Boulder, CO
  5.8+
Fun jams, seemed a little harder than other Table 8s. You only need pro up to a #2 Camalot. Jul 19, 2004
Derek Lawrence   Bailey
Doug, Hubbel's guides are notoriously inaccurate. Considering that the person who posted this route is the one who did the FA, I would say that this is just another case of Hubbel being wrong. (Check out the Table Mtn section of his Front Range Crags guide to see how bad it can get - entire sections of cliffs incorrect) Jan 9, 2003
Doug Redosh
Golden, CO
Doug Redosh   Golden, CO
I believe this is called "Sick Minds Think Alike" in the Hubbel guidebook. (why are people renaming routes that are already published? This just leads to confusion?) Anyway, there are some cool moves in this corner, requiring stemming, minimal chimneying, hand jams, and a fair amount of technique. Can be TRed easily from Spike Jan 8, 2003