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Ame's Way S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Black and Tan S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Can't Touch This S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Contortionist S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Crystal Cruise S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Crystal Squeeze S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dangler S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Dreams of Ambition S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
High Motivation S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Rock Cobbler S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Rocksteady T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Shark Skin Leisure Suit S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Skylight Arete S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Whip or Will S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Whipping Post S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Type: Sport, 270 ft, 3 pitches
FA: Bruce Eriksen, 2001
Page Views: 6,436 total, 51/month
Shared By: Dane Casterson on Jun 25, 2007 with updates
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Start up the low-angle face past seven bolts to a chain anchor. Repeat two more times to the top and then do three 30 meter raps back down the way you came. A good cruiser that is thoughtfully bolted. Couldn't find a definite crux. Any two of the pitches can be easily combined.

Location

This is the 11th route down the Pipeline Wall. Look for a large pine tree up on a ledge. The route is just to the right of the tree.

Protection

7 draws total and a locker or two for the belays.
Kayla Allen
Colorado Springs
 
Kayla Allen   Colorado Springs
 
I would say that the crux is probably in the third pitch but is avoided by going to the left and climbing the corner for an easier variation. This is a great route! Jul 14, 2014
SMH Climber
Midvale, UT
 
SMH Climber   Midvale, UT
 
If you want a really fun moderate outing, climb the first 2 pitches of Ame's Way, and at the last bolt of the second pitch, traverse 10 feet to the right to an anchor. Then climb the final pitch of Skyline ArĂȘte, which is one of the best pitches of climbing I have done. This bypasses the stout for the grade roof cruxes on both climbs. Jun 11, 2014
Mike K
Grand Junction, CO
  5.8
Mike K   Grand Junction, CO
  5.8
Great views. A nice addition is to walk off the top of the route. The top of this cliff band is the via ferrara and is a very skinny trail along the cliff with a bolted cable to anchor slings into on the thinnest parts. If you head towards Telluride on the via Ferrara instead of back towards the switchbacks, the trail eventually becomes non-existent and you traverse the cliff on steel steps while locked into a cable with safety chains. Tons of fun with great views. Sep 10, 2012
Great route for beginner climbers to follow. Excellent choice for your first multi-pitch. All you need is one 60 meter rope for this climb and for Skyline Arete directly to the right of Ame's Way. This route is well bolted, good anchors. Very fun. Great view of the Telluride Valley from the ledge at the top of the 3rd pitch. Shares the 3rd pitch anchors with Skyline Arete. Recommended route. Sep 3, 2009