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1937 route T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Beached Whale (Unknown 2) S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Central Corner T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dave Bell Memorial S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Eastern Front T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Lookatdat S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Skin the Cat (Unknown 1) S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Vegomatic T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Wally World T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Kirk Ranney on Oct 5, 2006
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This route starts about 10 feet left of the 105869658 and shares an anchor with that route as well. The crux came between the 3rd, 4th, and 5th bolt and the rest of the route seemed to be much easier, 5.6 maybe. The route trends generally up and right, gaining the same ledge as the route on its right. It provides a great chance to practice precise footwork.

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7 quickdraws.

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Chip Loomis  
 
Mostly 5.7 climbing with a very thin move if you follow the bolt line. Oct 16, 2016
rob bauer
Golden, CO
 
rob bauer   Golden, CO
 
Can an administrator change the route name? It is called Dave Bell Memorial, 5.9, in the latest book.
Thanks! Dec 29, 2013
Alex A
 
Alex A  
 
I think, if you follow the bolt line, 5.10a, 2 thin moves, 5.9 if you go to the right, about 2ft. Aug 20, 2013
Buff Johnson
  5.9+
Buff Johnson  
  5.9+
It's height-dependent, Kirk, I think 2 moves just after the 4th bolt (or 5th -- it's an obvious section). Some will show up with a .10a. Anyone else, don't wuss out by moving to the right. A good route to get your lead-head into the friction game. Difficult to onsight.

Also note, with the exception of the eyebolt line (P1 of Central Corner, a protected slab climb), these routes don't continue (with protection) on to the upper slab. Oct 5, 2006
Kirk Ranney  
 
I am not too sure about the rating for this route, this is my best guess. If anyone else has climbed the route and can provide a more accurate rating plese let me know. Thanks
Kirk Oct 5, 2006