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Anti-Gravity S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Close Encounters S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dark Matter S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Deep Impact S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
E.V.A. S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Gamma Rays in Sector C S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Gemini S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Houston, We Have a Problem S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Look Ma...No Heatshield! S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Milky Way S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Right Stuff Variation, The S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Right Stuff, The S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Rocket Boys S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Space Invaders S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Space Pigs and their Armadillo Love Slaves S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Wormhole S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Sport
FA: Christian Burrell and Tristan Higbee
Page Views: 68 total, 1/month
Shared By: Christian "crisco" Burrell on Jul 12, 2008
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

Marks the left side of the bulge and ends on a ramp like feature. Start on the same landing used for "Gemini" and "C.E." but head left past some looser rock. The rock clean up pretty quick though. But the climbing is only so-so. After clipping the second bolt look for some holds on the left side to get you past a steep section (very inobvious) and then follow the ramp to the top. Still a little bit dirty in the middle section.

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5 bolts and chains

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Camon
 
Camon  
 
This route is no fun at all. There are too many good routes around here to want to get on this one. Oh and yeah i couldn't find a hold between the 2nd and 3rd bolt. Apr 24, 2014
boltclippinfool  
5.11a
I think the key 5.9 hold (between bolt 2&3) must've broke off this one. There's still some crumbly rock on this route, be careful. May 5, 2013
Alma Madsen
New York, NY
Alma Madsen   New York, NY
Yeah, not a fan. I led the other three routes that share the same chains with no problem, but I could not get to the third bolt at all on this one. Way harder than 5.9, unless I'm just missing something here. May 31, 2010
Tristan Higbee
Ogden, UT
 
Tristan Higbee   Ogden, UT
 
I hate this route. Easily the worst route in the area. One really hard move. It's ridiculously hard for 5.9, but Christian says it's 5.9. Whatever. Weird, not enjoyable climbing.

We named it this because Christian had to knock of a ginormous, person-sized flake. It hit the ground with a pretty big thud... Jul 12, 2008