Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Dave Dangle/ Rex Mammelm, Sept., 1992
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Shared By: Walt Wehner on Sep 28, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This route tackles the smooth face just left of a major left-facing corner (about 50 yards north of The Apple Bites Back). It's a sustained 5.11 face climb to a killer crux at the top.

Protection

10 bolts. It's long, but you only need a 50m to lower.
Very tough crux bulge to flash. Mar 30, 2002
Jesse Ryan
  5.12a
Jesse Ryan  
  5.12a
Yes, hard to read. Great line. Jun 22, 2004
Jason Halladay
Los Alamos, NM
  5.12-
Jason Halladay   Los Alamos, NM  
  5.12-
This route has 10 bolts on it and the Shelf Road guide states 7 bolts. Luckily for me I was hang-dogging it a bit up top and could back clean a couple of draws for the final two clips. :-) Enjoyable route for sure. Nov 13, 2007
Osiris Graves
Denver,co
 
Osiris Graves   Denver,co
 
I thought this was a great route very sustained with a nice jug before the crux. Hard to figure out at first but not bad with good beta. Oct 5, 2009
Jay Samuelson
Denver CO
  5.12-
Jay Samuelson   Denver CO
  5.12-
Very tough onsight. Hell, it was hard after I took at the crux, lol. Tricky, but awesome and very unique. Stays with you the whole way. Nov 1, 2009
BrendanP Moran
Fort Collins, Colorado
  5.12b
BrendanP Moran   Fort Collins, Colorado
  5.12b
Hitting the crux in sequence is very difficult, a take/fall at bolt eight lets you cheat the beta pretty hard. Sep 9, 2012
Ben Hall
Boulder, Colorado
  5.12a
Ben Hall   Boulder, Colorado
  5.12a
Right hand cross, trust feet. Nov 8, 2013
Derek Lawrence   Bailey
Anchors replaced March 8, 2014. Big thanks to ASCA for the hardware! Mar 10, 2014
Ryan Derrick
Boulder
 
Ryan Derrick   Boulder
 
The hanger immediately above the first (only?) roof is loose. I still clipped the bolt, but it could use a good tightening. Feb 20, 2018
Branty
Boulder, CO
 
Branty   Boulder, CO
 
Oh wow, that's devious up there! Tricky second roof with lots of chakly sucker holds. The top move is harder than the rest of the route, for sure, but it's really cool, and the rest of the route is really fun! Apr 23, 2018