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Routes in The Pass

Background, The V1 5 PG13
Candy Crack V3 6A PG13
Carcass V6-7 7A+ PG13
Cast In Bronze V2-3 5+
Cheater Stone V2-3 5+
Colossal V1 5
Gravity Siege V0-1 4+
Greater Illusion, The V8 7B
Mr. Big V0+ 4+
Plastic Art V1 5
Prince Charles V8 7B
Salvador Nickles V5 6C
Scrimpy V2-3 5+
Spine Crimp V1-2 5
Systems Check V4-5 6B+
Tilt-a-whirl V3-4 6A+
Wrinkle, The V3-4 6A+
Type: Boulder, 15 ft
FA: Luke Childers
Page Views: 3,404 total, 33/month
Shared By: Luke Childers on Jun 6, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Start back and to the right side of a giant wedged shape nose. Move into a full body bear hug squeeze of madness. As the wide hugging tapers to a thin point continue up and over the nose heading right or turning your back to the East at the last possible point on the line. Slap your way to the finish. Enjoy!!

Location

Located on the upper North East slope of "The Pass." You can reach this line by following either the East or the West side of the Sisters Trail.

Protection

Pads and a spotter.
Ryando Smithman
Golden, CO
Ryando Smithman   Golden, CO
Hoping to take this down soon. It looks and feels like the crimp broke a bit, but I'm finally hitting it consistently. Super classic, strong problem. Nov 29, 2014
Andy Librande
Denver, CO
Andy Librande   Denver, CO
Found this great video online:


vimeo.com/25948973 Sep 19, 2011
JasonT  
Good stuff. Nice job, Luke!! Jun 8, 2011
Monty
Golden, CO
  V7-8
Monty   Golden, CO  
  V7-8
Just Classic. Apr 20, 2011
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crauschville
  V8
half-pad-mini-jug   crauschville
  V8
Glad to see people are climbing this, its really good! I agree with you Andrew, it does fight you till the very end, its not over till its over! Oct 29, 2010
Andrew Vojslavek  
  V8
One of the best climbs at 3 Sisters. Some of the best rock and movement. IMHO, there are no easy moves, and it isn't over until you are on top. Great work, Luke! Thanks for your vision and hard work at 3 Sisters.

Best,

Andrew Oct 28, 2010
Cool video, Jon!! That's so fun to watch!!! The biz of the Prince is gaining and topping after all those other moves. But you may be right?? V7 may be its future??? As it sees more traffic and the top out cleans up more and more, I could see the difficulty rating change but still a real fun line.

By the way, Jon, another great new line I just F.A.'ed this year and as far as I know it has no 2nd ascents that I know of yet that is even better than the Prince, I think. If you were looking at the nose of the Prince, the new line would be behind you and up the hill to your left.

Any way... the new line is called "The Greater illusion" and I think it may be about V8 or so. You should check it out, man. I would love to meet you out at The Sisters to check it out sometime. I'm a videographer and would love to video that line with you if you could dig it!!!! Nice work!! You will send very soon I can tell!!! May 2, 2010
Jon Roberts  
 
May be V7...not that I got it yet. Tread lightly on the left hand start hold, it's crumbling.

youtube.com/watch?v=L0cffBa… Apr 26, 2010
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crauschville
  V8
half-pad-mini-jug   crauschville
  V8
This route is totally worth the effort, four star fun!!! Go do it. Jun 30, 2009