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Absinthe of Mallet T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Animal Husbandry S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Bantam of the Opera S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Bruise the Rooster T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Burning Calves S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Climb Too Tough To Die, The T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Dark Horse T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Ewephoria T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Get The Flock Out Of Here T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Greedy Little Varmint T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Hardskins of Our Forefathers T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Ides of Middlemarch T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Last Roundup, The T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Mad Cow Disease T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Peacemaker, The S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Phony Pony T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Stampede S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Tombstone Stripper, The T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Unmitigated Audacity S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Type: Sport, 190 ft
FA: Scott Ayers, Avi Steinberg and Tanya Bok
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Shared By: Ken Duncan on Mar 20, 2017
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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A long varied pitch that is great when you want a little more after doing one of the adjacent longer routes.

P1) Follow lieback cracks diagonally up right to a bulbous arete. Make crux moves onto the arete then continue up slab and edging passing a lowering station to the anchors. There appears to be an extension but I don't know anything about it.

Rap to the intermediate anchors then to the ground with a 60.


Just right of the start of Ewephoria. Scramble up to an alcove behind a bush below the first bolt.


16 bolts


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Daryl Allan
Sierra Vista, AZ
Daryl Allan   Sierra Vista, AZ
There are two that start from that ledge at the Ewephoria base.. or at least one that starts then splits into two rather quickly.

Just to confirm (and for folks heading up this way) this one [posted above] is the right one of the two, correct? If i remember correctly, the left one ends p1 just left of the crack exit, wanders around left of the buldge then follows a right-leaning crack up a ways, around a corner, through some weirdness and anchors just right of a leafy ledge. Then one more pitch up to the upper grand ledge.

I want to say the left one went at about a 9. Mar 20, 2017
Ken Duncan
Ft Collins, CO
Ken Duncan   Ft Collins, CO
Actually there are three and this is the left one. The right one starts in the right facing dihedral immediately to the right then at the third bolt divides into two routes, Ranch Hands and Bleeding Hearts. Mar 20, 2017

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