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Routes in (b) Central Sector

Air Raid T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Baby Cham Brings The Heat ! S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Big Man on Campus S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Big Wally T 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Bolt it G T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13
Chant Down the Wicked S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Clowns and Jokers T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Crucify the Dread S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Desbandere T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Direct Start to Exum Arete S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Do It For Doug S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Exum Arete T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Giver' for Givens T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Go, For Gary ! T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Gothic Serpent T 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Grand Central S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Gray Wall T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Hidden Gold T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Munger Crack and Friends Pitch T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Old Mountaineer's Root T 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Piton Country T M5+
Ptarmigan Tower T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Rainbow Country S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Red Route, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a M7
Red, Gold and Green S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
School Route T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sky Lounge S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Super Trad T M6+ R
This climb from the Tram (is recommended for climbers with expert abilities only.) T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
Wish You Were Here S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
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Type: Trad, Mixed, Alpine, 400 ft, 5 pitches, Grade III
FA: Unknown--Winterized by Nate Brown and Sam Macke 1/22/15
Page Views: 747 total · 16/month
Shared By: Nate Brown on Jan 22, 2015
Admins: Mike Snyder, Jake Dickerson, Taylor Spiegelberg

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Description

This is the best of the three mixed routes. Realistically it is a rock climb with ice and frozen turf here and there. The route would feel a grade harder if climbed while covered with fresh snow. It has excellent climbing, good gear, very hookable, steep and not too hard. Would not be as classic in the summer. (Lots of moss etc.) The first four pitches make a super, well protected M6 trad route.

Not likely a totally new route. We found one shitty pin on pitch 2. Probably an old Andy Carson route.

Pitch 1: 28 meters of M6 with 12-15' of 5.9+ hand crack. Some climbable hollow flakes at the end of the pitch should be given quarter.

Pitch 2: 25 meters of amazing, perfect hooking including about 20' of good ice and frozen moss. M6 with good gear. The plastic ice of dry-tooling. Go five feet right from anchor to start the pitch.

Pitch 3: 22 meters up dihedral under and behind the chock stone. Good ice, moss and some 4/5 Camalot offwidthing. M6 (5.8-ish OW<vert)

Pitch 4: 25 meters of frozen moss, good stemming, some steep hand crack with good stemming and great gear. M5+

Pitch 5: 20 meters. Climb the overhanging and featured OW/hand crack with a series of thuggish hook moves and a few hand jams. Pitch over hangs about 12'. M7

Pitch 5 alternative: climb around final obstacle to the right. Overhanging M6 with good gear and water ice sticks. (Climbed after rapping off top due to a "Doh" of leaving the rack on top.

Location

30-40' left of Piton Country on the left side of the huge slab.

Protection

Single set 0-3metolius,two each .75-2Camalot(one 3)nuts and some medium beaks. Route is equipped at every belay with 2-3.5"x3/8" stainless bolts and can be rapped with one 60-meter rope.

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