Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Kyle Copeland and Allison Sheets
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Shared By: Anonymous Coward on Jun 14, 2003
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This route is on the far right-hand side of Oceanic Wall (up the ramp a little towards Dream Dome). It follows a blackened stripe of rock. Look for a piton about 15 feet up and two bolts just above the roof. The crux is pulling the roof. Work left after the roof to the two-bolt anchor.

Protection

This is a mixed gear & bolt route, bring a standard rack. There are two bolts and a piton to a double bolt anchor.

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I got a placement below the first piton, but didn't spot the piton itself and was close to 20-25' off the deck before getting a second piece, with definite ground fall potential. The climbing was probably 5.7. Be warned that the piton doesn't look very good and that this route should, in my opinion, not be taken on lightly. Aug 4, 2003
Anonymous Coward  
  5.9
Rob Curtis - I agree with the last comment, the climb isn't easy to protect, bring a set of nuts and some small cams. Good fun. Jun 14, 2004
George Bell
Boulder, CO
  5.9+ PG13
George Bell   Boulder, CO
  5.9+ PG13
I agree with Darren, the pro on this route is not abundant. Well protected crux, though. Also, there is currently a wasp's nest just left of this route (we TR'd it with no problem, however). Apr 16, 2006
I did this to day with my kids and had a good time. It seems to have three variations. One is what sounds like the original description; a second stays right and up the open corner on bolts; and a third goes to the third bolt of the second option (4th if counting piton) and then does a cool traverse left to meet the first option. In any case, all start with a bolt at about 15 feet, which is high but easy to clip. Then all pass a piton. For option one, move left at the roof. Two bolts (one old, one newer) are over the lip. Continue up the corner and angle left (takes #0.5-1 Friends to anchor). For option three, you traverse in on good hands and poor feet to option one just above the bolts. Didn't do option two all the way, though it looks easy. Jun 5, 2011
Steve Sangdahl
eldo sprngs,co
Steve Sangdahl   eldo sprngs,co
F.A. Kyle Copeland and Allison Sheets. Sep 10, 2015