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49 S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Afterglow S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Baby Gap S 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Big Calm, The S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Blind In The Water S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Carters S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Children's Place S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Cobble Almighty S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Functional Idiot S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Groundwork S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Guard Boy S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Gymboree S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Hooked on Estrogen S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Hot Topic S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Just Put It In S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Just a Little Something S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Justice S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Lunchables S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Minienticer S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Minimum Effort S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Minister, The S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Put Down, The S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Space Lord S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Wicked Way, The S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Zoaster Toaster S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Bill Boyle
Page Views: 1,906 total, 13/month
Shared By: LeeAB Brinckerhoff on Mar 23, 2006
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

The bottom of this route is full of sloping dishes on a strange for Maple, smooth wall. The upper bit climbs through the roof with some powerful climbing to start.

Move up sloping holds in the white and orange rock past the first few bolts. The climbing eases a bit above with some jugs here and there that always seem to be in the wrong place to really rest well on. Move up to the roof and rest up. Attack the roof using several small holds or a long reach to get established in the steep open corner. Move up and left out of the corner to the lip and the anchors just above.

Location

This route goes through a vague open dihedral through the roof at the left end of the cliff. It is the second route left of Lunchables.

Protection

Bolts and a fixed anchor.

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Monty
Golden, CO
  5.12c
Monty   Golden, CO  
  5.12c
Wow! Really fun route with sustained face climbing to a gymnastic roof sequence. Amongst the top 10 routes I've done at maple... Not a 13a though especially when compared to loser in the box canyon. Jul 6, 2010