Type: Trad, Sport
FA: Deaun Schovajsa and Dave Gottenborg, circa 1993
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Shared By: Guy H. on Mar 30, 2002
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Rim Rock Trail Closure Details


This route follows a moderate slab to an airy arete higher on the route, clipping 4 bolts as you go. There are a few runouts that can be sewn up with small cams. The reachy moves at the start and the 3rd bolt will kept on your toes. Enjoy....


A few cams to 1", will protect the runouts before and after the first bolt.


Michael J Yarros
Colorado Springs, CO
Michael J Yarros   Colorado Springs, CO
My first route at Golden years ago. Nice route. Oct 6, 2004
Jonathan Hall
Jonathan Hall  
Hey this is a great route and very fun. Good beginner lead. Starts off low and then the angle increases as well as the bolts. All the holds are there and the bolting is well done as the pitch and angle go up. I recommend this route. It might even be a three star for the rating. Nov 19, 2004
Ryan Bibler
Ryan Bibler   MT
Runout (for N Table) but the climbing is easy between the bolts. Plus it's longer than most N Table routes, so it's probably a good beginner lead. May 1, 2006
Thomas Wells
Boulder, CO
  5.7 R
Thomas Wells   Boulder, CO
  5.7 R
I thought the route was pretty run out. Also, there is a big loose (basketball sized) chunk of rock around the 3rd bolt, so watch out. Tried to mark it, but didn't work very well. May 24, 2006
FA was Deaun Schovajsa and Dave Gottenborg circa 1993. Nov 26, 2008
Lakewood, CO
  5.7 PG13
beehler   Lakewood, CO
  5.7 PG13
Still a loose block near the third bolt. Sep 1, 2009
Fred C.
Golden, CO
  5.7 PG13
Fred C.   Golden, CO
  5.7 PG13
Good lead route with a few nice rest points. I would suggest beginner leaders bring supplemental trad gear to place between runouts (definitely good spots for this), otherwise it could get real sketchy real fast. Apr 29, 2011
  5.7 R
  5.7 R
Had my first lead climb on this for my fourth ever ascent. Pretty scary clipping [what I think was] the 4th bolt from around the corner (a little off route) 3 or 4 feet above the last bolt! Damn proud feeling of accomplishment. Banged out the 5.9 just to the left of this immediately after on top rope and seemed like a piece of cake with my confidence raging from leading this. Jul 21, 2011
Bear Creek, CO
percious   Bear Creek, CO
Difficult opening moves for 5.7 leader with no protection. Basically, it's a couple of overhanging bouldering moves and somewhat insecure feet right before a bolt at 20 feet off the deck. Factor in ground-fall potential for second bolt clip (although after admittedly easier terrain) and ledge fall clipping the anchors, and this route is potentially dangerous for someone new to leading. I for one would welcome the addition to 3 bolts to this route, which would add a nice beginner lead to the area. Oct 10, 2011
Dave J  
Please don't retrobolt a nearly 20 year old climb. Toprope it or lead one of the other moderates in the area. It is also safe with supplemental gear. Not everything needs to be gym-ified. Oct 10, 2011
Highlands Ranch, CO
  5.7+ R
teece303   Highlands Ranch, CO
  5.7+ R
I led this years ago, just clipping the bolts. Today, since it was my first lead in years, I put some gear in, too, to calm my nerves.

This is a great route. Yes, it is a tiny bit run out by Table standards but barely. The biggest run-out is at the bottom on really easy climbing.

The start is the hardest part of the route, and the arĂȘte near the third bolt is the crux higher up. Good holds, a tiny bit balance-y at bolt three, but just commit and it's fine. Jan 10, 2013
Ben Burnett
Ben Burnett   Colorado
Fun! Start to the right in a crack for added interest. Bring a few hand to finger-sized cams and skip most of the bolts - particularly that spinning coldshut! Jan 30, 2013
Katelin E
Katelin E  
Bolts are far apart making it pretty freaky and dangerous for someone sport leading who is truly at a 5.7 ability. E.g. if you fall trying to clip into the second bolt, there is a real chance of a groundfall, and from the higher bolts, you risk a ledge fall. The first bolt is super tough and scary if not clipped in for a 5.7. Oct 11, 2017
Jay Eggleston
Jay Eggleston   Denver
You can place gear between the first two bolts, but the start is difficult. Oct 11, 2017
Mark Roth
Mark Roth   Boulder
All of the bolts were replaced today with 1/2" stainless with climb tech hooks at the anchor.
Thanks to the ASCA for supplying the hardware. Mar 28, 2018