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Altoids On the Beach S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Baditude S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Burning Up The Hillside S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Fire Starter S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Homesteader, The S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Howl Of A Hungry Cat S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Ice Hose Chopper Lunch Mob S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Kelp Bed Freak Show S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Lady Of The Light S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Lipstick Sunset S,TR 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Montana Floodgates S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Morning Sunshine S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Nimby S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Nuns on the Beach S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Sundance S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Tanning Block, The S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Walking On The Sun S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Walking with the Homesteader S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Waves of Rays S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Waves on the Beach S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Willie's Wake Up Call Girl S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
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Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Leitner & Alber, '98
Page Views: 126 total · 2/month
Shared By: Guy H. on Jan 12, 2012
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Seasonal Closure Details

Description

Fire Starter flirts with the difficulty on Uptown Venus but stays moderate, unless you head right at the last bolt (5.11c). Start by clipping the first two bolts of Uptown and veer right for 4 more clips. There is an optional 5.11c finish on the right, but the natural line follows the roof crack.

There is a one bolt anchor, but most will prefer to use the anchor on Uptown Venus.

Location

On the right side of the crag, start with the first 2 bolts of Uptown Venus (5.12 arete).

Protection

5-6 bolts.

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Tony B
Around Boulder, CO
  5.10b
Tony B   Around Boulder, CO
  5.10b
11c finish is a bit unnatural feeling/contrived. You go left out to a jug and then pull awkwardly over the bulge. Didn't see the single bolt that pinched the chain up above there at first and just went back left to the main anchor, which is not much fun. Aug 29, 2016