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A Quark for Quayle T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Crack & Face Route S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Crowbar Cowboy S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Day of Reckoning S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Disappearing Man S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Five to One S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
For Love of Mother Not T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Gold Shut Route, The S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Honed to the Bone T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mechanically Inept T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Nine To Five S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Shut Down, Plugged Up, and Cold to Boot T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
WideSpread Shelfishness S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
World Through a Bottle, The T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Sport
FA: Alan Nelson, 1996
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Shared By: Richard M. Wright on Jan 2, 2002
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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This two pitch route starts about 75 feet right of Disappearing Man. A cramped corner system leads into a nice clean, but all too short, finger crack. Interesting moves on solid rock. The first bolt on Nine to Five had the interesting habit of disappearing from the route until was cemented in place by Alan a few years back. A good and well-protected route.

Eds. you can continue with a 2nd pitch with Disappearing Man, 5.10+.


Six or seven draws and a rope.


Lakewood, CO
beehler   Lakewood, CO
Fun climb, little bit of everything (jugs, finger crack, and face). Needs a few more climbers to clean up the last section. Aug 9, 2009
Guy H.
Fort Collins CO
Guy H.   Fort Collins CO
This is a fun warm-up. If you plan on doing the second called Disappearing Man, 5.10d, bring a few small nuts. The first bolt is missing a hanger. Jan 10, 2004
Awesome warmup for other climbs in area. Well bolted and fun. Plus, we got booty....gotta love that. Jan 25, 2003