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Routes in The Sno-Cone Cave

A Stirring of Air S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Achilles S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Air Patrol S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Brenna S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Doctor's Orders S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Dry Doctor (aka Buzzworm) S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Duck A Day S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Durban Poison S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Fluff Boy S 5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Footlong S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Joey Ninja Superstar S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Lever Action (not Downdraft) S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Mariscos Lambada (aka Gook-a-nook?) S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
No Risk No Fin S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Peaceful Revolution S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Pistola S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Pump Action S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Rehab S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Straight Man S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Suck It and See S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Wedding Streak S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Winter's End S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
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Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Mike Schneiter
Page Views: 407 total · 6/month
Shared By: Michael Schneiter on Oct 23, 2012
Admins: Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Climb steep, orange rock with the hardest moves at the beginning. This direct start is best started from the top of the dagger of rock at the base. it is also possible to avoid the direct start and start in a crack with broken rock on the left. Starting from here is a fine option on towrope or you will probably want the second bolt pre-clipped if doing so on lead. This lefthand start is more in the 5.9 range.

Ample rests and large holds characterize the rest of the climb which ends below the large roof.

This reclaimed route takes the upper path of a previously bolted route and was straightened out and cleaned up to provide for a new moderate route in an increasingly popular, moderate zone.

Location

It is on the far right of the section of wall with the Sno Cone moderates. Look for a sharp dagger of a rock protruding from the ground below the steep, direct start. It is left of the two short, slabby moderates.

Protection

10 bolts and anchor.

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davedad
Carbondale, CO
  5.10a
davedad   Carbondale, CO
  5.10a
Direct start is hard if you are less than 6 feet tall. Aug 18, 2013
No longer the 1st route after Pistola. Aug 30, 2013
Luke Bertelsen
Tucson, AZ
 
Luke Bertelsen   Tucson, AZ  
 
There are a silly number of "X" marked holds on this thing - denoting loose holds. One is roughly the size of a microwave. Glue or a crowbar are in short order. There isn't really anywhere to go for the belayer if some of those holds start to fly. Jun 9, 2016
Michael Schneiter
Glenwood Springs, CO
  5.10a
Michael Schneiter   Glenwood Springs, CO
  5.10a
I hear ya about the X-marked holds. The big block wouldn't move with a 3 foot bar, but I know it looks questionable. A hold up high worked loose last summer and now has an X on it, although it's kind of "puzzle pieced" in there. I'll go over this route again with the bar and maybe some glue, probably in the next week. Jun 20, 2016
Luke Bertelsen
Tucson, AZ
 
Luke Bertelsen   Tucson, AZ  
 
Thanks, Michael! Jun 21, 2016

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