Mountain Project Logo

Routes in Retirement Rock

COLA (Cost of Living Allowance). S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Early Bird Special S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Fixed Income S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Let the Daylight In S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
NW Arete T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Second Career S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Senior Discount S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Bob D'Antonio and Greg Hand
Page Views: 107 total, 1/month
Shared By: Ron Olsen on Feb 6, 2006
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

You & This Route


6 Opinions

Your To-Do List:

Add To-Do

Your Star Rating:


     Clear Rating

Your Difficulty Rating:


-none- Change

Your Ticks:

Add New Tick
    -none-
Seasonal Closure Details

Description

On the west face, start 15 feet right of the arete. Climb up the steep face on small holds to a two bolt anchor on a ledge.

Protection

Six bolts will get you a two bolt anchor.

Photos

Tony B
Around Boulder, CO
  5.11-
Tony B   Around Boulder, CO
  5.11-
The best route at the crag. Honestly, that's a measured compliment, but all of the routes will improve with cleaning. That said, this is presently both the cleanest and the best of them. Jul 27, 2010
Ken Cangi
Eldorado Springs, CO
  5.11-
Ken Cangi   Eldorado Springs, CO
  5.11-
This is a surprisingly good route, and I am almost tempted to give it three stars, except that it is a bit short. The climbing, on positive edges and sidepulls, is interesting all the way to the anchors. I didn't find the lunge mentioned above. On the contrary, I found good holds within reach the entire way.

Good job, Bob and Greg.

Hey, Greg. Screw the wheelchair access. I enjoyed bushwacking away from the crowds for a change. I liked it so much that I'm going back, tomorrow, to do the 5.12. Oct 16, 2007
Kevin Neilson
Boulder
  5.11b
Kevin Neilson   Boulder
  5.11b
After the second bolt, there is a stretch of blank face. This is the crux. The move, as I did it, is a lunge/deadpoint to a good left hand. The hands and feet for the move are good but it is committing. This move is probably somewhat height-dependent. Apr 16, 2006