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Alaskan Tanning Booth S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Ambush in the Night S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Buffalo Soldier S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Burnin' Daylight S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Cowboy Gibberish S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Cowboy Poetry S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Cowboys Don't Shoot Straight TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Devil Wears Latex, The S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Drove Hard and Put Up Quick S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Ella's Pony Ride S 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Honed on the Range S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
How The West Was Won S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Princess and the Playmate S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
SideWinder S 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Slapping Leather S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Sleeping Thunder S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Take Your Hat Off S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Testosterone Alfresco S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Pat Perrin
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Shared By: Monomaniac on Sep 13, 2009
Admins: Mike Snyder

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Description

Every bit as good as its more esteemed neighbor to the left, Buffalo Soldier is an excellent moderate pocket-pulling masterpiece. This long & sustained line is the perfect warmup route, and a worthy objective in its own right.

Begin up steeper rock just below the thin detatched flake. A few thin moves work up to the flake, where the holds increase in size. The angle kicks back a bit and excellent pockets begin to appear just where you need them as you cruise up the excellent slab. This line finishes at an anchor atop the slab, but there is a bolted extension (Charlie Drew That Sinnin' Bull, 5.12c)that tackles the looming roof.

Location

In the center of the Cowboy Poetry Wall, immediately right of "Take Your Hat Off Boy". This line can be identified by a two-foot wide flake about 10' above the ground.

Protection

Bolts to 2 Bolt Anchor

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johnh
Laramie, WY
johnh   Laramie, WY
This route was actually retro-cleaned in July of 2006 by the F.A. party of "Charlie Drew that Spin'n Bull". It went from dirty and sharp to comfy, fun, and a bit easier. Aug 12, 2010
J. Albers
Colorado
  5.10b
J. Albers   Colorado
  5.10b
I actually like this route better than 'Take Your Hat Off.' If you finish through the bulge above its a 12c extension called 'Charlie Drew That Spinnin' Bull' (4 bolts for the ext.). Oct 25, 2009