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Arresting Arete S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Big, Big Gunky Man T,S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b R
Big, Big, Monkey Man T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Box, The T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Brother From Another Planet S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Dihedral [River Wall] aka Shades of Murky Depths S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Escape from Alcatraz S,TR 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Introducing Meteor Dad S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Le Diamant E'ternal S 5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Livewire T,S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Neurosurgeon T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R
New Horizon S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Pocket Hercules T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Redneck Hero S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Surround Sound S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Bob Horan
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Shared By: Taylor Roy on Nov 15, 2006
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

New Horizon is everything a sport climb should be- beautiful, natural, aesthetic, and challenging. Slap the arete and hug the crack past fairly positive, yet widely spaced holds until it is no longer possible to span between the two features. At this point commit to the arete, lieback past the last bolt, and then traverse left to the anchors.

Location

This is the obvious arete on the left side of the Riverwall. Scramble up a slightly loose, scary ramp to reach the base of this climb.

Protection

Five quickdraws plus one for the extremely large eye bolt at the anchor. A 50 meter rope will easily get you back down.
Curt MacNeill
Boulder, CO
 
Curt MacNeill   Boulder, CO
 
A good route but a bit awkward and could be longer. Not as fun as it's neighbor up the hillside.... Dec 4, 2015
Ken Cangi
Eldorado Springs, CO
  5.12d
Ken Cangi   Eldorado Springs, CO
  5.12d
Awkward movement. Nice position. Jan 14, 2013
D@n Morta
Boulder, CO
D@n Morta   Boulder, CO
Dang... while relentlessly dogging my way up NH, I think I managed to grope pretty much the entire first 20 feet of LH and thought 'hey... this thing might go...' but now... not so much. Mar 7, 2011
Hank Caylor
Glenwood Springs, CO
Hank Caylor   Glenwood Springs, CO  
Pretty sure Candelaria called Lost Horizons 14a. Mar 7, 2011
D@n Morta
Boulder, CO
D@n Morta   Boulder, CO
Anyone know the grade for Lost Horizon? Mar 6, 2011
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crauschville
 
half-pad-mini-jug   crauschville
 
Amazing!!! Get your beta right tho.... Apr 13, 2010
Jonathan Siegrist
his truck
 
Jonathan Siegrist   his truck
 
Whoa.. Amazing route. Make sure to get your beta perfect and hold on tight (but not too tight) for the fourth clip. Climb this route. Apr 30, 2008
Ben Randolph
Boulder, CO
Ben Randolph   Boulder, CO
Thanks for posting this route, Taylor. This climbs a lot like the upper section of Animal Instinct in the Boulder Canyon, only on the opposite side. The only differences are that it's steeper, more technical, more powerful, and more precise. Good luck. Nov 16, 2006