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Routes in Couch Fire Crag

Couch Fire S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Footstool S 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Loveseat S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Ottoman Empire S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Recliner S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Slachar Cracker T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Sofa Mart T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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Type: Trad, 30 ft
FA: Chris Weidner, Matt Samet, Feb 3, 2010
Page Views: 173 total · 2/month
Shared By: Chris Weidner on Feb 6, 2010
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Slachar Cracker is about eight feet right of the sport route, Couch Fire and is listed as route #5, p. 205 in D'Antonio's guidebook. It consists of two powerful boulder problems separated by a jug rest. Though laughably short, like everything at this cliff, it's worth carrying a small rack for this fun route, the only trad line at the crag.


One each #0 TCU-#0.5 Camalot, RPs, #2 Camalot. Lower from a two-bolt anchor.


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Great route name! Feb 7, 2010
A great lead by Chris on a freezing-cold day. This crack is super-bouldery and much more of a 5.12d than a 5.12c; it's also cleaning up nicely. Climb up to the hand jam, load some thin gear, downclimb to the ground, catch your breath, gun it!

Many thanks to Greg Hand, Bob D, and crew for the anchors atop the crack and their good work at this crag. Feb 7, 2010
Greg Hand
Golden, CO
Greg Hand   Golden, CO
Impressive. Good job.
I put in the anchors and cleaned it somewhat, but it was well beyond my abilities.
Hope some of the other routes serve as a warmup. Feb 7, 2010
This feels harder than Couch Fire. Sep 16, 2017

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