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Routes in The Arsenal

Black Caesar S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Bobby Brown S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Chain Gang, The S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Climb-A-Dime-A-Ding-Dang S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Colinator, The S 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Das Fruit Machine S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Debaser S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Doctor Epic S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Dope Party S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Fresh Loaf S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Jamboree (Jam-bor-knee) S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Lolanator S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Los Hermanos de la Penitente de los Matador Pantalones S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Path, The S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Pollinator, The S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Pretty Hate Machine S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Pump-O-Nator S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Pump-O-Rama S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Rendezspew S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Salty S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Slagissimo S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Smarmacus Maximus S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Sprayathon S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Spurt-a-tron S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Squeal Like A Pig S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Turtle Power S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Use It Or Lose It S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Vitamin D S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Vitamin H S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Type: Sport, 110 ft
FA: Lindsey Tjian and Joe Kinder, July 2016
Page Views: 293 total, 17/month
Shared By: D-Storm on Jul 28, 2016
Admins: Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Locate the long, left-angling hand crack that cuts through the bulging rock on the far, far right side of The Arsenal. The top is shared with Turtle Power, but the start to Bobby Brown is about 100 feet to the right of that route. Climb straight up from a pile of rubble to gain the crack, then jam, span, and heel hook past several mini-cruxes. By the time you reach a good rest under the big roof, you might have gobies on your hands and have forgotten that you are climbing at Rifle, but you are! Attack the imposing roof with lots of air under your ass, and don't let up until the chains are in your face!

The crack is a little dirty, but it has already been cleaning up well from traffic.

The name, I presume, is inspired by a hairdo sported by Bobby Brown back in the day. Fitting.

Location

This is the rightmost route "in" the Arsenal.

Protection

There are a handful of permadraws on the final bolts going to the anchors. I believe the first ascentionists left draws on the rest of the bolts, too. So for now, consider the route fully equipped. Otherwise, the route may require between 12-15 draws. On a side note, the bolts are well-spaced, and because the route overhangs and traverses so much, there are some spots that might be damn near impossible to get back on if you fall. It's a funky, exciting route!

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