Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Mark Rolofson
Page Views: 251 total · 2/month
Shared By: Ken Trout on Nov 23, 2008
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This is a tips and toes test-piece. Pass the first two on Ramblin' Rose, then a sharp finger traverse, just above the third bolt, leads left to the power-stemming crux. Logical first pitch to El Supremo because it stays in the groove.

Not a good lead until new bolts go in.

Location

In the Wigwam Dome amphitheater, where all the waterfalls land when it rains.

Protection

All the bolts need replacing. However the anchor makes for a nice top rope.

Photos

Alan Doak
boulder, co
Alan Doak   boulder, co
While the bolts could definitely be updated, the crux move is protected with an old, rusty 3/8" bolt (as opposed to old rusty 1/4" buttonheads everywhere else), and the buttonheads are spaced closely enough that 2 would have to break before you hurt yourself. Augment your rack with a few small cams (#0.3-0.75 Camalots).

The crystals are sharp, I sliced open a fingertip at the crux. Bring some tape and/or superglue in case you need to patch yourself up. Jun 15, 2015