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Angel of Mercy S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Aricept S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Depends T,S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Devil in Disguise S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Digital Stimulation T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Elder Abuse T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Failure To Thrive S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Freak Brothers V10 7C+
Grampa's Day Out S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Hip Replacement S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Lost Dentures T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sponge Bath T,S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Sundowning S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Type: Trad, Sport, 60 ft
FA: Bob D'Antonio and Greg Hand
Page Views: 1,177 total · 8/month
Shared By: Ron Olsen on Feb 5, 2006
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

On the middle tier. Go left from the lower tier (bouldering wall) and reach the middle rock. Sponge Bath climbs the slab and then the handcrack on the left up a steep face past two bolts.

Protection

Gold and blue Camalots plus quickdraws will get you to a two-bolt anchor.

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Jay Eggleston
Denver
 
Jay Eggleston   Denver
 
The crack is really fun when done as a lieback. Apr 28, 2013
Tony B
Around Boulder, CO
  5.9+
Tony B   Around Boulder, CO
  5.9+
Better and more independent if done from the left-hand crack the whole way - 2.5" handcrack down low. Take a red & yellow Camalot.
But be careful- not all of the flakes in that crack are trustworthy for gear. I was careful and I've heard a story involving some rock blow-out. Aug 23, 2007
Ron Olsen
Boulder, CO
  5.9+
Ron Olsen   Boulder, CO
  5.9+
We climbed directly up the hand crack in the slanting corner on the left instead of taking the line shown in the beta photo. A #2 and #3 Camalot protected this section well. Thin crux move past the first bolt on the headwall above. Sep 4, 2006
David A. Turner
  5.10-
David A. Turner  
  5.10-
Also an option to put gear in the handcrack, but climb to its right a bit, then jog back left at the overhang. Nice combination of gear and bolts. Sweet bit of steep face climbing at the top. May 16, 2006