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Bell Curve A.K.A. Silent But Deadly S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Butter Face S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
California Stars S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dirty, Rotten Scoundrel S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
First Time Out S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Grilled Cheese aka Burger S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Groove Is In The Heart S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Groove Tube S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Guiding Light S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Keep On Keepin' On S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Lunch Bucket A.K.A. Romper Room S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Lunch Bucket? (dubbed No Se) S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
New Arete AKA Entrance Exam S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Past Tense S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Rain of Terror S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Right of Test Drive TR 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Test Drive S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Thunder Thighs S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Tropical Depression S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Viper Room S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Ze Boom Boom Room S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
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Type: Sport, 25 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 923 total · 18/month
Shared By: Patrick Yarbrough on Aug 9, 2014
Admins: Edward Medina, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This route is listed as "unknown 5.8" on the main page for the Pool Wall. It's a fairly short route but has good sustained difficulty the whole way. The crux is perhaps between the first and second bolt before mellowing out a bit toward the top.

Location

It is in between Keep On Keepin' On and Corner Pocket on the right side looking up the rocky gully.

Protection

3 bolts to a two bolt anchor with chains. The chains form a pretty extreme angle when set up for rappelling down, and extending them would put less strain on the bolts.

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Is the spelling of thighs as "theighs" intentional? Aug 22, 2014
Patrick Yarbrough
Colorado Springs, CO
  5.9
Patrick Yarbrough   Colorado Springs, CO
  5.9
Hahaha... no. I fixed it. Aug 23, 2014

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