Type: Sport, 60 ft (18 m)
FA: 13a finish Peter Kamitses, 13b finish Kris Fiore
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Shared By: Orphaned User on Apr 17, 2010
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Bolton's first 5.13 and a fine one indeed. Can be done at 13a if finishing on Encryption which I'm told was the original route or can be linked into the Firewall ending for a 13b ending. The infamously sharp razor hold is actually on the direct finish, although these versions are still rugged on the tips.

Work up just right of the water-worn black rock through a series of sharp incut crimps. At the 4th bolt, step right and power up through a great V6 boulder problem. A few hard deadpoints angling to the right eventually gains an awkward stance at a left-rising traverse crack. From here, you can continue straight up to finish on Encryption for a 13a finish, or clip bolt 7 left and traverse until directly below a bulge. Pull straight up through the awesome redpoint crux to better holds but with a sustained enough ending that you could definitely still blow it at the top.


Just right of the zig-zagging crack of Solarium


Bolts. In the traverse at the top, only clip the first bolt on the traverse. The second one is for Steppin' Razor Direct.


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