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The Final Eviction (aka Freeline)

5.13a/b, Trad, 70 ft,  Avg: 4 from 9 votes
FA: Ron Olevsky in the early 1970s, FFA: Justen Sjong, 2000
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Per Joe Collins: Freeline does the boulder problem start of Surf's Up, continues up the seam of Fraid line, then traverses right at the old bolt into the crux finish of The Evictor. I have heard the grade reported as 13a or 13b.

Per Steve Levin: "Freeline" is the complete first pitch of the original aid route done here by Ron Olevsky in the early 1970s (A3 crux right off the ground back then). It has been reported as both the "Olevsky Route" and "Aid Line".

The first reported free ascent of pitch one was by Justen Sjong in early 2000 (pitch two was freed by Chris Reveley in the 1970s). The crux is still the first 15 feet, then a long 5.12 section to the bolt, then right into the crux of what is now The Evictor.

Location

It is to the left of The Evictor & Center Route.

Protection

TBA. Gear.

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Joe Mills on his casual send of Freeline.
[Hide Photo] Joe Mills on his casual send of Freeline.
Joe Mills now in the business of the Evictor.
[Hide Photo] Joe Mills now in the business of the Evictor.
Topo to aid the confusion of shared starts, anchors, link ups, etc. Hopefully I have it right here. Cheers! <br>
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[Hide Photo] Topo to aid the confusion of shared starts, anchors, link ups, etc. Hopefully I have it right here. Cheers!
Joe Mills goin' big.
[Hide Photo] Joe Mills goin' big.

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Adam Brink
on the road
[Hide Comment] I'm dying here! What's this new line? Oct 25, 2007
[Hide Comment] Freeline does the boulder problem start of Surf's Up, continues up the seam of Fraid line, then traverses right at the old bolt into the crux finish of the Evictor. Have heard the grade reported as 13a or 13b. I think it was sent several years ago if I'm not mistaken. Oct 26, 2007
Steve Levin
Boulder, CO
[Hide Comment] "Freeline" is the complete first pitch of the original aid route done here by Ron Olevsky in the early 1970s (A3 crux right off the ground back then). It has been reported as both the "Olevsky Route" and "Aid Line".

The first reported free ascent of pitch one was by Justen Sjong in early 2000 (pitch two was freed by Chris Reveley in the 1970s). The crux is still the first 15 feet, then a long 5.12 section to the bolt, then right into the crux of what is now Evictor. Oct 26, 2007
Elliott Bates
  5.13a PG13
[Hide Comment] For the record, the actual name of this route is "The Final Eviction", named by Justen Sjong after his FFA in 2000. Regardless of whatchacallit, it's an amazing line that's well-protected and super fun! Apr 13, 2011
Ben Walburn
  5.13a/b
[Hide Comment] One of the best pitches around Boulder. Either Fraidline is 12+ or Freeline is 13b. They can't be the same grade, there is a letter grade between the two. Jan 31, 2016
Ben Walburn
  5.13a/b
[Hide Comment] In reference to my previous comment, in regards to Fraidline... after speaking with Steve Levin, like many people, I cut out left up high to meet with the finish of "Surf's Up" once the horizontal is reached. He suggested that Topher went straight up the face, and he speculated that it may be another 12c crux, still running it out over the RPs. Apr 3, 2017