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Straight A Student

5.11d, Trad, 55 ft,  Avg: 2 from 1 vote
FA: Chris Weidner, December 19, 2014
Colorado > Boulder > Eldorado Mountain > Ridge 1
Access Issue: Private Property issues Details

Description

Clip the first five bolts of Ejaculator trending up and right. Instead of finishing right as for that route, head straight up the overhanging (and sharp!) hand and fist crack to the top of the wall. The crack itself is mid-5.10 and is a nice variation finish to Ejaculator.

There's a two-bolt anchor set back about ten feet to lower from. It's easy to walk up the back side to retrieve anchor draws. *This anchor was already there, so it's possible this route was already climbed. However, I haven't found any info on the crack and I believe the anchor was used to place anchors on the several sport routes that don't top out the wall.

Location

Scramble beneath Wild Blue Yonder to a ledge about 50 feet up. The first bolt is shared by Ganas, Ejaculator, and Straight A Student.

Protection

5 bolts plus 1 each: #2-#4 Camalot; 2each: #1 Camalot; 2-bolt anchor.

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Follow bolts that trend right, then up the crack that splits the center of the wall.
[Hide Photo] Follow bolts that trend right, then up the crack that splits the center of the wall.