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Black Caesar S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Bobby Brown S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Chain Gang, The S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Climb-A-Dime-A-Ding-Dang S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Colinator, The S 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Das Fruit Machine S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Debaser S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Doctor Epic S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Dope Party S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Fresh Loaf S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Jamboree (Jam-bor-knee) S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Lolanator S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Los Hermanos de la Penitente de los Matador Pantalones S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Path, The S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Pollinator, The S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Pretty Hate Machine S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Pump-O-Nator S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Pump-O-Rama S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Rendezspew S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Salty S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Slagissimo S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Smarmacus Maximus S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Sprayathon S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Spurt-a-tron S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Squeal Like A Pig S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Turtle Power S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Use It Or Lose It S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Vitamin D S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Vitamin H S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Type: Sport, 100 ft
FA: Colin Lantz
Page Views: 2,503 total · 18/month
Shared By: Taylor Roy on Sep 11, 2006
Admins: Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Stout for the grade, and surrounded by rumors of huge dynos, this wild, and varied route perpetually gathers spiderwebs despite good rock, and fantastic movement. Composed of three boulder problems separated by "good" rests, the Colinator ascends the steepest and most intimidating section of the Arsenal. To start, meander up and left to a huge, tombstone-shaped jug, and engage the first, and hardest boulder problem- a series of small crimps ending with a desperate cross through or a shoulder wrenching dyno (V8?). Rest. Next, wrestle through a confusing jumble of crimps, slots and sidepulls to a horizontal break (V6?). Rest. Finally, commit to an insecure and funky roof sequence (V5?). Rest. Then enjoy the 12c victory march to the anchors, and take in the view!

Location

To start this route climb up to the start of Pump-O-Rama and follow the line of bolts just to the left. A 70 meter rope is recommended to lower from the anchors.

Protection

Quickdraws, and kneepads.

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Colin Lantz
Nederland, CO
  5.14a
Colin Lantz   Nederland, CO
  5.14a
Not sure of the exact date of the FA, but it was sometime in late June or July of 1992. I'd definitely done it with 1 hang by mid-June, but I didn't note the actual redpoint in my journal for some reason. The 1st crux was the problem for me. I'd normally only hit the move 1 in 10 times trying while working it from a hang. The final solution for me on this move was a big wing-span, iron cross move from a really small and painfully sharp, left hand tweaker lunging to a big hold up and right. I did the move on linkage only once from the bottom and then sent the rest to the anchors. 15 bolts + 2 bolt anchor-- 78 holds/moves on my sequence.
Jul 27, 2012
Ben Scott
Fort Collins, CO
Ben Scott   Fort Collins, CO
Holy Crap that was awesome, Colin!
Best video I've watched on Youtube in years.
Killing it in '92, so ahead of your time, man, great vision.
The park looks so quite and peaceful...must have been nice.

Thanks for posting the vid!

Ben Jun 18, 2010
Colin Lantz
Nederland, CO
  5.14a
Colin Lantz   Nederland, CO
  5.14a
Knee pads? They didn't show up in Rifle until '94 or '95. Don't be a wuss, do it the right way.
youtube.com/watch?v=rPTkITU… Dec 9, 2009