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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
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Type: Trad, Sport, 60 ft
FA: Bob D'Antonio and Greg Hand
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Shared By: Ron Olsen on Feb 5, 2006
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Seasonal Closure - 2018 Update Details

Description [Edit]

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 [Edit]

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

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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
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
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
Jay Eggleston
Denver
 
Jay Eggleston   Denver
 
The crack is really fun when done as a lieback. Apr 28, 2013
Mark Rolofson
  5.10a
Mark Rolofson  
  5.10a
I only had a green Alien with me. I was able to get it in the narrowest crack I could find. Right above it, I got a sling above a solid block with a small horn in the back of the crack. There is one tricky move on the headwall. Climb "Depends" to start past its first 2 bolts. Mar 25, 2018

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