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Routes in Army Slab

Boot Camp S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Choss Roof T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Ex-Green Beret T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Ice Cream Crack T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Ice Cream Sunday TR 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Rooster, The S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Tree Crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Harvey T. Carter
Page Views: 488 total, 13/month
Shared By: Patrick Yarbrough on Oct 31, 2014
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This route follows the most obvious crack system when on the right side of the slab. While not particularly long or sustained, it takes gear quite well, is fairly clean, and makes for a nice climb, especially for newer trad leaders.

It might be a little run out at the top, but the climbing for the last 20 feet is quite easy, so it isn't a big deal.

Location

This is the second route from the right of Army Slab.

Protection

Smaller to medium cams, nuts, and an old wiggly piton. There is a two bolt anchor at the top. Rope drag isn't a big issue.

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ScottKime
  5.7 PG13
ScottKime  
  5.7 PG13
A little tricky to protect some of the harder moves towards the top of the crack, and run out at the top. Only recommended if you're comfortable leading at 5.7. Nov 26, 2015
Daniel H. Bryant
Colorado Springs, CO
  5.7
Daniel H. Bryant   Colorado Springs, CO
  5.7
This was a fun climb but short. I backed up the old ring piton with a cam, protected the crux (5.7ish) with a cam, then pulled up on the ledge, from there it's 5.3 to the anchors.
Friction is good, shoes stick well. Oct 17, 2015