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3 Stripes S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Aphrodisia S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Astree T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Daniboy S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Gladiator S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Harakiri S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Kerveros S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Le 13eme Travail d'Hercules S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Les Amazones S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Mon Batchounousougounoudoudou S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Nabuchodonosor S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Neska Politika S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Pygmalion S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Spartacus S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Tzatziki Vikiki S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Type: Sport, 115 ft
FA: D & JB Winkler, Michel Piola, 2002
Page Views: 51 total, 1/month
Shared By: Top Rope Hero on Oct 23, 2011
Admins: WAGbag, Luke Bertelsen, Jason Halladay

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Description

A horse face prom date. Good enough for what it is; but you wouldn't want to take this home EVERY night.

Starts up greasy but low-angled, white licheny stuff. A bucket full of "meh" until it gets steeper. Then pull yer average (but good) face climbing for the next 20 meters until you're clippin' chains and feelin' like ol' Herc himself.

Fair warning: Stay left towards the top, lest you clip "Tales of Greek Heros" sneezing distance to the right, which is ACTUALLY the first line of the Spartan wall. Clip it accidentally, and some dude with a thick beard and crushing abs of titanium will run up and bello, "This. Is. SPARTAN WALL!"

Location

Out of the Spartacus cave proper. Starts off the white buttress just left of the Spartan wall. Actually? This should be listed under the Spartan wall. But you know those crazy Greeks!s

Protection

A dozen plus draws plus a 2-bolt/2-'biner anchor. A 70 would PROBABLY reach this one¬óbut for god's sake, man, tie a barrel knot in the end of that sucker!

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WAGbag
Denver, CO
 
WAGbag   Denver, CO  
 
This route deserves more good marks than the description gives it. The start is easy but has some excellent incut crimps. Above is a continous technical dance with just enough space between bolts to make you think twice about placing a sloppy foot. Better than Les Amazones. Nov 6, 2012