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Routes in Zone of Silence

All Quiet on the Western Slope S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Effigy for Silent King S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Fat Tongue S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Pussy In The Sky With Almonds S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Silent Swells S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Wish You Sent Here S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: Darek Kroll
Page Views: 1,010 total · 22/month
Shared By: MattL on Sep 16, 2014
Admins: Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Silent Swells is a great addition to this (currently) quiet area in Rifle. The first crux hits at about the second bolt, where one must choose whether to use powerful underclings and a kneebar along the bolt line or a crimpy alternative a few feet to the right. Get a quick shake midway, then enter the fun, engaging, upper, crimpy crux. Once you hit the undercling near the last few bolts, take a breath, smile, and cruise up the easier terrain to the chains.


This route sits just to the right of Fat Tongue.

Per Stephen Felker: this route is third from the right.




Stephen Felker
Boulder, CO
Stephen Felker   Boulder, CO
This route is third from the right. Sep 13, 2015

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