Type: Sport
FA: Jonathan Houck, 1991
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Shared By: Ryan Farris on Aug 24, 2001 with updates from Joe Chirchirillo
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Rim Rock Trail Closure Details

Description

This route is to the left of Kid's Climb. Follow the line up through the bolts to the anchors with rap rings. Have fun!

Addendum: this route may have originally been intended to follow the bolt line making it probably 5.11. However, it is rather apparent that one can head left after the 2nd bolt to make it a moderate lead for most folks. Originally, the 2nd bolt was the 1st fixed gear on the route requiring some less-than-perfectly-solid gear placement and a bit more anxiety to starting the route.

Protection

This was updated to 4 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor with rap rings. The first bolt was a bit off the ground, hence the "R" rating, now no longer an R. Bring a stickclip for safety.

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Randy Carmichael
Boulder, CO
  5.9+
Randy Carmichael   Boulder, CO
  5.9+
There seems to be a newer bolt before the original "1st bolt", and I don't believe the route now deserves an "R" rating.

Also, the crux is a very interesting sequence of moves that I look forward to doing again. Good route (by Table standards anyway). Jul 24, 2006
Ken Trout
Golden, CO
  5.11
Ken Trout   Golden, CO
  5.11
Jonathan rated NRGHB hardish 5.11 and it felt that way to me, way back. I'm guessing it is a good 5.9 by not cutting left. It is always interesting to see how others interpret beta. The nine plus way looks good too.

About the bolting. I do know this route was vandalized by The Man From S.C.A.R.E. I think the 1/2" Rawl, first bolt, is the fix for what was taken. The other three bolts all look like the work of the Plastic Prince. He loved overhangs and was not one to put in contrived runouts! Nov 28, 2007
jay baichi
  5.10b
jay baichi  
  5.10b
There are four bolts on this. It is very safe and fun. Jan 26, 2008
percious
Bear Creek, CO
  5.9
percious   Bear Creek, CO
  5.9
I think this is one of the best 9s at the crag. It is certainly safe. There are good rests once you get through the roof, probably not what the FA intended, but if it's close enough to clip the bolts, IMO, the rest is on the route. Sep 28, 2008