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Green Mile, The S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Half and Half S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Phoenix T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sour Milk TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Unforgettable Fire T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Trad, 150 ft
FA: Glenn Shuler, Kevin McLaughlin 2011
Page Views: 160 total, 5/month
Shared By: Jay Eggleston on Jul 14, 2015
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This route starts up a left-facing corner protected by gear in a crack. At the top of the corner, bolts lead up a slab to the anchor. My partner and I both though this felt hard for its 5.8 rating. It did not seem much easier that the 9s to the left. Then again, after so much slab climbing, we may have been jaded. This route is as fun as the others, and you do get to play with some trad gear.

Location

This route is to the right of The Green Mile and is the middle of the 5 routes on the rock.

Protection

11 bolts and a rack to a #2 Camalot. There is a bolt anchor at the top.
Josh
Golden, CO
 
Josh   Golden, CO
 
I would agree the only thing that makes this route a grade easier than its neighbors is that the slab section is slightly shorter and has slightly more positive edges (though still tiny). The angle is the same, and the moves are basically friction. Lots of fun and long. Jun 1, 2016