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80 Feet of Meat S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Blocky Horror Picture Show S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Bulges of Munge S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Cardinal Sin S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Carnivore S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Cold Cuts S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Crime and Punishment S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Czech Mate S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Dirt S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Dirty Johnson S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Drunk Lover S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Gun Show S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Jail Bait S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
James Brown's Wild Ride S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
La Superlune (aka Polish Sausage) S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Le Specimen S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Lost and Found S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Next Try S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Sausage Boy aka Sam's Route S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Sex Machine S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Steroid Power S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Type: Sport
FA: Joe Desimone
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Shared By: Nate Weitzel on Aug 31, 2001
Admins: Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Cardinal Sin is another fantastic line that takes on a more vertical section of rock (at least by Rifle standards). This route is 40 yards down the road from 80 Feet of Meat and starts with the first couple of bolts on homemade hangers. This route climbs through a crazy sequence of underclings that is very cool and follows this with a thin, non-positive crux sequence. Keep climbing fast through here and the going will get easier. A long draw may be nice for shorter people in the crux. Highly recommended.

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8 bolts to lowering rings.
Michael Dom  
 
Great climb. Hardest moves at the 5th bolt. Jan 1, 2016
Phil Lauffen
The Bubble
5.12b
Phil Lauffen   The Bubble
5.12b
This climb hasn't gotten easier in the past 30 years with the polish. Andrew Bisharat's comment about Rifle being soft as baby shit made me think we need to erase his memory and see if he can pull this off when he doesn't have the beta wired :) Nov 6, 2015
Jason Ogasian
South Lake Tahoe
Jason Ogasian   South Lake Tahoe
8 protection bolts were replaced on this route in January 2012 with support from the ASCA.



safeclimbing.org/ Oct 17, 2012
Amanda Fox
  5.12a
Amanda Fox  
  5.12a
My first 5.12 and therefore my favorite route at Rifle, but seriously, good holds to powerful underclings to thought-provoking moves to easy terrain. Have fun figuring out the best way to clip the crux bolt! Varied, beta-intensive, and super fun. Will probably climb this route many times over. Aug 22, 2012
Neal Carroll
  5.12a
Neal Carroll  
  5.12a
I love this route...it's just got character and a nice flow to it.... Oct 7, 2004
Richard M. Wright
Lakewood, CO
Richard M. Wright   Lakewood, CO
Joe Desimone. Somehow Hassan got this mixed up. Nov 9, 2001