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Contender Direct

5.11c, Sport, 50 ft,  Avg: 2 from 1 vote
FA: Scott Harris and Dave Cardoza
Colorado > Boulder > Boulder Canyon > Arena (aka Contender…
Access Issue: Seasonal Closure - 2018 Update Details


Begin just left of the pretty grey streak, and climb with some difficulty past the first bolt to a rail leading right. Clip the second bolt, then work up challenging bulges to another rail traverse right. Watch out for licheny feet when you clip. Head up and left towards the last bolt, and pull over onto a choosy ledge with a two bolt lowering anchor.


Located between Standing Eight Count and Pornucopia, it's the third line from the left.


4 bolts and two clips for the anchor.

Stick clip the first bolt or anchor your belayer, as falling before clipping and pulling him/her off would mean you're gonna have a bad day.

Good clipping holds are found at bolts 2, 3, and 4, fortunately.