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Diggler, The S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Fission aka Ken T'ank S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Fully Automatic T,S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Gauntlet, The S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Handicapable S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
I Don’t Know What It'’s Called, I Just Know The Sound It Makes When It Takes A Man’'s Life (aka Beretta) S 5.14b 8c 33 X+ 33 E9 7b
Ken T'ank Low Start S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Off the Couch S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Overhangover, The S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Semi -Automatic T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Siberian Express S 5.14c 8c+ 34 XI- 35 E9 7b
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Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: Nelson, Lords, 1990
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Shared By: david goldstein on Sep 12, 2006
Admins: Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Leo Paik, John McNamee

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Description [Edit]

This a fun, steep crack climb with good gear. The crux is at the bottom, but there is good fun to be had the whole way. It is a little bit grotty, but don't let that dissuade you.

Rolofson's guidebook rates this 11d, but we found it easier than some easier rated climbs we did at Primo Wall.

Location [Edit]

1 set of nuts, cams from green Alien to #1 Camalot with doubles up to #0.5 Camalot. There are fixed anchors for rapping.

Protection [Edit]

Semi-Automatic is the obvious crack/corner on the right side of the Armory.

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Andy Hansen
Longmont, Colorado
  5.11c
Andy Hansen   Longmont, Colorado
  5.11c
Considering that this is a traditional route and climbs very differently than any 11 or 12 sport route at the Primo area, I have to disagree with the description above - it feels very much like 5.11+. The entrance crux moves are weird, very difficult, and very good once figured out. The upper 5.10 climbing is great stemming and steep climbing on good holds. Protects very, very well without nuts. A single set of TCUs or C3s and single cams up to #1 Camalot is sufficient. Oct 2, 2014

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