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24 S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Colliding S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
East Berlin S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Glitter and Doom S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Iron Curtain, The S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Joppa Road S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Joyride S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Large Marge S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Lot Lizards S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Nomesayin (??) S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Over the Top S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Runaway Truck Ram S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Systemic Risk S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Mike Carrington
Page Views: 393 total, 21/month
Shared By: Mike Carrington on May 14, 2016
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Climb just left of the iron curtain that covers the wall. Sidepulls and incut crimps lead up to the cable you have to climb under. This has fun, easy climbing but probably needs to be cleaned and climbed more.

The construction workers graciously left both my climbs on this wall intact. You can see where they scraped the wall with the excavator bucket mere inches from the bolts I put in. They could have easily scraped my bolts right off.

Location

This is just left of the iron curtain.

Protection

Draws.

Caution

A MP.com user suggests that climbing behind the steel curtain could be a nightmare for access concerns. The whole crag could easily get shut down to begin with, since it's right on the new bike path, and people climbing those two routes is just an invitation to give them a great excuse to close access to the crag!

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Definitely climbable, just go right behind the cable. The climb is still a bit dirty but has the potential to be a great climb if cleaned. PS: to the right of the third bolt/what I believe is the crux... is the left-facing dihedral on? Jun 30, 2017
Doug Redosh
Golden, CO
 
Doug Redosh   Golden, CO
 
Still dirty and thus insecure. 5.9, IMHO. Jun 28, 2017
Mike Carrington
Centenntial
 
Mike Carrington   Centenntial
 
The route is definitely still climbable, I've climbed it several times with the net there. I climbed right behind the cable with no problems at all. Nov 12, 2016
Geoff U
Centennial, CO
Geoff U   Centennial, CO
This route is no longer climbable unless you go left to the 5.7 and then come back... or shimmy behind the cable, which is sketchy. Nov 11, 2016