Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Chris Miller & Rick Shull, 1989
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Shared By: C Miller on Mar 14, 2007
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Climb a vertical, black face with edges up and left past three bolts to a ledge, then continue up the slab above past two more bolts to a difficult crux that's not especially fun. Once past the crux, one more bolt of easy climbing leads to the top.

It's possible on the upper portion to cut left into the corner and stem your way up as you reach right to clip the bolts - this keeps the grade at 5.10 and makes the route more enjoyable.

* This was one of the first routes on the wall and originally had four bolts (the 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th) and no anchors, but was later retro-bolted to make it a better protected - unfortunately the crux remains unappealing.


Located just right of Motherlode and 10' left of Psychedelic Sluice, a low-angled, splitter hand crack.


6 bolts, chain anchor


Bill Olszewski
Colorado Springs, CO
Bill Olszewski   Colorado Springs, CO
We TR'd this a couple seasons ago. Great vertical 5.10 crimps down low and blank slab up high. I thought the crux was passing the first bolt on the slab? (4th bolt) Jun 16, 2007
I thought the crux is on the face between the 2 and 3 bolt the entire upper section is just a walk up friction climb maybe 5.10b tops. Sep 8, 2009