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Court Jester S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dunce Cap S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Garbageboy S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Magic Carpet Ride S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Trash Compactor S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Trash Disco S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Weenies Go Like This (aka Garbageman) S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
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Type: Sport
FA: Luke Laeser
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Shared By: Anthony Stout on Aug 9, 2006
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Nice, fun, and slightly overhung 5.9 with large holds. Appears loose but seemed solid.

After crossing the stream and running into the trash tower, this is the climb on the far left of the formation within a small "corridor".


4 bolts to 2 bolt anchor.


Jason Hundhausen
Bozeman, MT
Jason Hundhausen   Bozeman, MT
Fun climb, but be careful when clipping the 2nd bolt, I've heard of one person decking on this route and I've seen a second one first-hand. Springer hangers at the top make for easy cleaning. Jun 18, 2007
Scott Beguin
Santa Fe, NM
Scott Beguin   Santa Fe, NM
FA: Luke Laeser May 14, 2008
Daniel Trugman
Los Alamos, NM
Daniel Trugman   Los Alamos, NM
Fun, sustained pulling on big but somewhat slippery holds up the slight overhang. Find the crux passing the third bolt. Jul 31, 2008
Loren Bunjes  
Left of the two top anchors was nearly completely unscrewed.

Nice route with a slightly awkward belay area. Enjoyable overall. Jul 3, 2017
Added one bolt to this to decrease the decking potential. Its now much better for beginners and I feel better letting 11 year old lead it. Aug 10, 2017
J. Albers
J. Albers   Colorado
^^^^ Very nice of you Luke. I'm sure my daughter will appreciate it when she is old enough to lead it :) Cheers. Aug 11, 2017
Jessica Bitter
Denver, CO
Jessica Bitter   Denver, CO
There are some serious issues with this route right now.

1. There are 4 bolts, not 5. They are still well spaced and I didn't feel that this made any part of the route dangerous, however, it does make the current description misleading.

2. The 4th/last bolt as well as the left anchor bolt were both loose. I tried to tighten them a bit with my nut tool but they need more serious help. Aug 12, 2018 · Temporary Report

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