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Around the Corner aka Unf.. Real T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Chipmunk Route T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Cooler, The TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Futile Attraction T 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
In Your Face T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Is This For Real? T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Nice Jugs T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Ramp -o -Stone T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Real Black Velvet S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Real Deal, The S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Real Thing, The S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Reality Check T 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
So Wild T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Super Nova T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Unknown Arete T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Unknown Slab/Ramp T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Dave Russell
Page Views: 4,223 total · 35/month
Shared By: Dave Russell on Nov 8, 2008
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Road & nearby private property Details


The start of the route begins to the right of "Ramp o' Stone" at the base of the obvious black, white and green water streak. Climb past 3 bolts to the "pod" and prepare for the crux through the bulge. Follow bolts up the white gator skin to a no hands rest. The last bolt protects the exciting mantel move onto the ramp/bolted anchors. Aesthetic line with great movement.


9 bolts + anchors/rap rings. All bolts were placed on lead.
Ben Scott
Fort Collins, CO
Ben Scott   Fort Collins, CO
Really nice 5.11 route.
Photos do it no justice, striking line with crazy scales.
I wussied and grabbed draws at anchor, silly mantel.
Still dirty a bit in bottom half, needs more traffic.

Thanks for bolting this one, Mr. Russell! Feb 4, 2009
phil wortmann
Colorado Springs, Co.
phil wortmann   Colorado Springs, Co.
Props for a sick line Mr. Russell. Loved every bit of it. This one has a little of everything, from flaring cracks, steep shit, and thin slab. Got the on-sight, but barely. It had me shaking. Feb 22, 2009
The nut on the bolt at the bulge was really loose last week. I tightened it as much as possible by hand, but it could probably use a little torque of a wrench even still. Didn't have one with me, sorry. Dec 15, 2010
Glenn Schuler
Monument, Co.
Glenn Schuler   Monument, Co.
There are now 2 or 3 spinners on this thing. If anyone plans on doing this route, I would bring a wrench & tighten the bolts. They need it badly. Aug 18, 2011
Evergreen, CO
vdzsteaz   Evergreen, CO
Still a couple of spinners. Nice route but a little dirty in places, but it doesn't distract from the fun climbing. Oct 3, 2011
Michael LaDue
Boulder, CO
Michael LaDue   Boulder, CO
Climbed on Oct. 16, 2017 - no spinners, bolts look good. Awesome route! Bring a yellow C3 and long runner for the last move if you're squeamish about slabby mantels above bolts. Oct 17, 2017

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