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Type: Sport, 80 ft, 2 pitches
FA: not done yet
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Shared By: allen simons on Mar 7, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Pitch one: Start 10 feet right of Face Race on the other side of a block. Start up the steep wall moving up and right past two bolts to easier climbing. Continue up and right to an awkward slot with two bolts (5.8+). After the slot move back left past one more bolt to a ledge with a 2-bolt anchor.

Pitch two: Finish with the face up and left past two bolts (5.8) to a 2-bolt anchor.


Right side of the wall between a big block and an outcropping.


8 bolts, two 2-bolt anchors.


allen simons  
I added this route with the others, but currently the bottom 3 bolts are not installed and this has not been led yet. I should have it completed the first good weather day I can get up the canyon. Allen Mar 7, 2009
allen simons  
Completed! Mar 9, 2009
Scott Matz
Loveland, CO
Scott Matz   Loveland, CO
Led this route, don't understand why there are two pitches. You can easily bypass the first anchors without rope drag. The climb is 5.7 with a 10b crux bulge on the first bolt???? The bolts are sometimes out of view. I wouldn't say this is the best of Allen's Work. L.O.L. Apr 13, 2009
allen simons  
Yea Scott, I give it half a star. I found the slot at the 4th bolt fun though, the rock deceivingly drops away for exposure there. 10b start? Maybe I'm getting strong in my old age but found this significantly easier than otherworld. enjoy, Al Apr 22, 2009
Wes B.
Wes B.  
Climbed this route today. We found P1 had 6 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor. P2 had 3 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor. Overall a pretty fun route. We thought the crux was after the first bolt on P2. With a 60m rope, you can rap to the ground from the upper belay station. Mar 28, 2010

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