Type: Sport, 40 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: saxfiend on Mar 12, 2009
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For aspiring leaders enrolled in Climbing 101, University Route should be on the curriculum. This short, easy line makes a great first sport lead.

Starting at the base of a small rock outcropping above the main trail, climb the face clipping bolts as you go to finish at the anchors.


At the top of the approach trail from the road, instead of going left to the main cliffline, continue straight up a slippery slope to a separate rock outcropping.


Three bolts; bolted anchors.


Very very easy warmup and good first lead. Jun 28, 2011
Jeremy Hand
Northern VA
Jeremy Hand   Northern VA
Significantly easier than every 5.7 at LEDA. Great for the first time leader. Aug 23, 2012
Brian Hudson
Hickory, NC
Brian Hudson   Hickory, NC
Short, easy, great clipping stances, great first lead. Mar 17, 2013
kyle howe
Knoxville, TN
kyle howe   Knoxville, TN
Agree and agree. Aug 3, 2013
Atlanta, GA
adoit90   Atlanta, GA
Great for teaching to clean--a more experienced climber can easily hike around the back to the top and watch/talk someone new to cleaning through the process while double-checking every step. Mar 14, 2014
Dominic DeMichina
Atlanta, GA
Dominic DeMichina   Atlanta, GA
Great route to teach on - two mantle moves in there. May 27, 2014