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Routes in North Wall

The Bush League S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Blood S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Graspin' for Straw S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Pineapple Thunderpussy (aka Magic Carpet Ride) S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Radical Sabbatical S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Rafting with Rednecks (aka "Test") S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Sweat S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Tears S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Uckfay Ushbay S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Rob Woolf & Nate Adams
Page Views: 209 total, 1/month
Shared By: Nate Adams on Mar 13, 2006
Admins: Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Get past the first 3 bolts, and the crux is over. Halfway up, most folks stay left and work the left-facing dihedral. However, the direct line is doable, but the difficulty increases significantly. Pushing directly up the face would mean 12-ish climbing.

Location

Blood is currently the 2nd route from the left on the North Wall. Red Hangers.

Protection

14 bolts.

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Mitchell Colby
  5.11c
Mitchell Colby  
  5.11c
This route is absolutely fantastic! If you climb a lot of Western Slope limestone, the climbing past the 3rd bolt to the anchor is unforgettable. Sep 6, 2016
A. Bandos
Broomfield
 
A. Bandos   Broomfield
 
It's a shame that to keep the climb 5.11 you must avoid the beautiful gray arete by staying left in a crappy corner system. The way it was bolted also forces your rope to drag across the arete. The top was fun and easy movement, but it has plenty of bad rock. Jul 31, 2016
Joe Forrester
Palo Alto
 
Joe Forrester   Palo Alto
 
Route has cleaned up pretty nicely, but it is a good idea to have the belayer wear a helmet. Jun 17, 2014
Jon Zucco
Denver, CO
Jon Zucco   Denver, CO
If you manage to get past the bottom 3 clips with out getting flash pump...it's in the bag (the rest is like 9ish?). The top can be pretty loose and dirty up right so stand clear at the bottom like Mono said. Good views from the top. Jul 19, 2010
Monomaniac
Morrison, CO
 
Monomaniac   Morrison, CO  
 
This is a really long & fairly sustained line. The upper headwall seemed pretty spooky to me. I would not loiter around the base of this route while someone is climbing. Aug 10, 2009