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Analog or Digital S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Auto Smiler S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Coax Trax S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Cranck Call T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
For The Money S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Free Roaming S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
I Can Hear You Now! S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Solid Copy S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Transmitter Trader S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Unknown S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
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Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: D. Ranck
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Shared By: Stephen Nance on Aug 29, 2006
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This climbs the left side of the first wall you come to. It is long, and it protected by 7 bolts to 2 bolt anchor.

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Mark Says
Aspen, CO
  5.7
Mark Says   Aspen, CO
  5.7
This is an easy 5.7 if you move a couple feet left from the third bolt - this puts you pretty wide, but you can bounce off a ledge from almost every other bolt on this silly route. So it's just par for the course. Aug 8, 2017
ChefMattThaner
Lakewood, co
  5.10a
ChefMattThaner   Lakewood, co
  5.10a
Definitely a 5.8 with a 5.10a crux. The 5.9 just to the left is far easier the entire way. Jul 7, 2014
Lee Jenkins
Tucson, Arizona
  5.8
Lee Jenkins   Tucson, Arizona
  5.8
Crux hold broke off above the big ledge back in 2008. A one move .9+/.10a now. Jun 20, 2014
LCM
Portland
LCM   Portland
No longer 5.8 after some holds above the ledge broke off. Jun 17, 2013
Benten
Denver
  5.9
Benten   Denver
  5.9
Not the coolest thing I have climbed, the move after the ledge sucks and the bolt was pretty loose. I brought the wrong size ratchet from my car and couldn't tighten it. Sep 14, 2010
Peter Swank
Boulder, CO
  5.8-
Peter Swank   Boulder, CO
  5.8-
Quick climb. Not too much happening after the bulge, but still fun to do. The bulge is a three move sequence, or go left for an easier way up. May 8, 2010
Jimbo  
Did every route here. All of us thought the bulge bit was the hardest moves on the entire wall. 5.8???? Maybe a big flake broke off or something.

Silly route all in all. Aug 17, 2009
Doug Lintz
Kearney, NE
 
Doug Lintz   Kearney, NE
 
I agree with Bowe. Not much point to this one. Jun 27, 2008
Bowe Ellis
Taos, NM
 
Bowe Ellis   Taos, NM
 
This is a bizarre and meaningless route. It may wander up the easiest path but is far from a decent line. The third bolt protects a fall onto a ledge but without some serious short-roping I doubt the bolt would help.

My recommendation is to skip it and climb "I Can Hear You Now" - a great 5.9...

My $0.02 Jun 17, 2008