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Routes in (q) Mesa Verde Wall

Bad Moon Rising S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Cosmos S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Cows in Agony S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Desolation Row T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Down's Syndrome S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Jzero TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Massive Luxury Overdose (aka Planet Luxury) S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Moons of Pluto S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Palo Verde T 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Reason To Be S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Screaming Yellow Zonkers S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Shadow of Doubt S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Sundown T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Tale of Two Shitties T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Trezlar T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Type: Trad, 75 ft
FA: Alan and Shari Kearney 1978
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Shared By: Bryson Slothower on Mar 21, 2006
Admins: Nate Ball, Micah Klesick

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Description [Suggest Change]

There is a newer anchor at the top of this climb making it more convienient to get off of and avoids the traverse at the top.

Jam and stem a clean dihedral to the right of a huge block leaning against the face.

Protection [Suggest Change]

standard gear to 2"

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granto  
There is now an extension to this route. Its a bolted two pitch extension. You can link from the ground to the partial hanging belay with a 70m rope(might be able to reach with a 60M rope but haven't tested it out yet) You could also belay from the Sundown anchor if you are concerned about rope length. The first pitch above Sundowns anchor is about 10b range. Needs a few more folks on it to clean it up better, but overall its very solid. From the 10b anchor its around 11c range for 40' to the upper anchor. Great climbing on good rock! Get after it!
Nov 2, 2015
Can be led almost entirely with nuts. ~11mm cam useful for protecting the start. Sep 5, 2016
drsoc
  5.9
drsoc  
  5.9
The start of this route seemed hard for 5.9 (super bouldery if doing the direct start or a bit R = sketchy because you have to traverse in from the left on the slabby face before getting any gear in). Apr 23, 2018

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