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Across Enemy Lines T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Arkansas Patriot (aka Wonderin' Where the Lions Are) T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Battle Fatigue T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Battle of Evermore T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Battle of the Bulge (suggested name) T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Blood for Oil S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Camouflage T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c R
Diagonal T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Eight Clicks to Saigon T,S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
Front Lines T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
GI Joe Does Barbie T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Kasserine Pass T,S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c R
Lizzard Warrior S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Monkey Lust T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
No More War T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Nobody Here But Us Chickens S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a X
Nuclear Polka T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Old Bolt Route T,S 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c PG13
Pearl Harbor T,S,TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Rambo Santa S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Saigon to Pearl Harbor T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Stronghold T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
Tree Roof T,S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Unknown 1 T,S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Unknown 2 T,S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Unknown 3 T,S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Unknown 4 T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Trad, Sport, 130 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Craig Luebben
Page Views: 1,240 total, 6/month
Shared By: Nate Christiansen on Dec 31, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This climb is the bolted route just to the left of Diagonal. Start up the face, clipping 3 bolts and eventually crossing the 5.9 crack (stoppers), until you hit this [commiting] roof) 5.11b/5.11c. Clip 2 more bolts to a 2 bolt belay. The second pitch, which is not within my range, is sustained 5.11hard and 5.12mod. 2 rappels seem feasible.

Protection

Just a few quick draws and some small nuts for the first pitch.

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Patrick Ackerson
Loveland, CO
Patrick Ackerson   Loveland, CO
Pitch two - count on friction to get you to the second bolt, then move right (think small). Now move back left and catch a welcome three-fingertip hold that allows your feet some added friction. This is the crux. Pull it and finish with "Battle Forever More"; bring Metolius one to four, along with shoulder length slings for the this section.
Expect some high stepping onto matchstick holds. Aug 31, 2007
nolteboy
Fort Collins, CO
  5.11a
nolteboy   Fort Collins, CO
  5.11a
The bulge on p.1 probably isn't any harder than .10d or .11a.
I haven't done p.2 yet. Jan 25, 2006
The bulge on pitch 1 is definitely commiting although protection can be placed from a somewhat strenuous position in the [horizontal] crack before the mantle move. It's in the #0.75 Camalot range. Jul 15, 2005