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Routes in AMC Boulder

Delayed Flight T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Look Sharp T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Mean Streak S,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Mickey Mantle T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mickey Mantle alt. Start T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Reunion T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Rurpture T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Varicose T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Type: Trad, 70 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Eric Foster on Mar 5, 2006
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Climb thin face just right of Rurpture past bolt. Move right along wide crack to point with over hang(crux) climb past one more bolt to top.


Right of Rurpture, start on thin face and move right to overhang.


2 bolts, pro small to medium
Kevin D
Phoenix, AZ
  5.8+ PG13
Kevin D   Phoenix, AZ
  5.8+ PG13
Don't fall getting to the first bolt. It has a terrible landing and will most likely result in a broken ankle. Nov 6, 2014
Nate Young
Nate Young   Phoenix
We decided to do the left to right traverse entrance to Mickey Mantle. It was alot of fun and a recommended way to get to the mantle section.

Video of Climbing Mickey Mantle. Jan 20, 2014
Phoenix & Prescott, AZ
arjunmh   Phoenix & Prescott, AZ
Funnest way to do this is to climb the left leaning crack on the north face of AMC (facing Loafer's Choice). Takes a #3 and 4, if I recall, and is way more interesting than the crimpy slab start. Easy to protect, probably on the order of 5.8+ or so, and good practice for the other crack climbs in the area. Gets you to the base of the arete, probably another cam in before going for the bolt and overhang. Fun! Dec 6, 2009
Ted Smith
Scottsdale, AZ
Ted Smith   Scottsdale, AZ
I found this climb to be a confidence builder, being a fairly new climber. The thin wall was challenging while the overhang was more scary than difficult. Will take some time before I am ready to lead it due to the fairly high first bolt. Feb 5, 2008
Karl K
Phoenix, AZ
Karl K   Phoenix, AZ
An alternate start is to begin on the arete directly underneath the roof move. Very hard to protect, but only about 5.5 to the 'move'. Nov 20, 2006