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Routes in Southeast Face

Edge of the Universe S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Southside O.T.U. S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Void, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Type: Sport, 35 ft
FA: Benjamin Oberman, Bruce Rubio 7/96
Page Views: 78 total, 1/month
Shared By: Bill Olszewski on Sep 27, 2007
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Edge OTU is the bolted line on the left side of the southeast face. Start on the same block as for the Void, but lean left and clip the first bolt. The crux is really a sequence of balancy moves, leaving the block and passing the first bolt. Although the difficulty eases up a bit, there are several nice, delicate moves to be had on this short climb as you work past the remaining bolts to the anchor. To descend, walk off to the right (when facing the wall).

Protection

5 bolts, bolted anchor

Photos

Bill Olszewski
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Bill Olszewski   Colorado Springs, CO
 
Hmmm. Not sure what difference that makes, other than as a rest. You still have to get back on the face and do the crux, if you want to continue up the route. Mar 30, 2008
C Miller
CA
  5.10c
C Miller   CA  
  5.10c
Awkward and somewhat contrived at the crux as you can simply step off onto a boulder (see photo). Sep 28, 2007