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Routes in Cobble Cave

Broken Desire S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Broken Desire 43 S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Cobble Killer S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Cobbletopia S 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Kick Me in the Jimmy S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
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Type: Sport, 30 ft
FA: Ethan Coon,equipped by Hagen Telg
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Shared By: Jason Halladay on Jul 27, 2014
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Stephen Chojnowski

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Description [Suggest Change]

The steepest route in the area. Overhanging pocket pulling from start to finish. Originally had a higher anchor but after a broken hold resulted in the route being "too futuristic" for now so the anchor was moved down. Pretty sharp holds so try to be precise and controlled. In June 2015, Ed Strang added an extension to this route, Broken Desire 43, that goes at 13b past one more bolt to the higher anchor.

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Right side of the cave. Start just as the ground really starts to slope down.

Protection [Suggest Change]

3 bolts to anchor.


Fun route!!! Heads Up, clipping hold at second bolt seems a little suspect.... Jul 21, 2015
Andrew Schmalzer  
~10 moves on mostly positive holds- some power required. Best route we did today, although too short to consider a classic. Felt similar in difficulty to slope a dope at the dungeon. Sep 20, 2015

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