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Routes in Oceanic Wall

Belie Black S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Challenges of Leisure aka Wake of the Flood S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Chocolate Nut Factory T,S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Creature from the Black Lagoon S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Deep, The S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Dream Come True S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Dream On S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Dreamed Up V9-10 7C+
Encore S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
In Your Dreams S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Leviathan S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Mud Shark S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Pla Pwy (Sick Fish) S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Pound Town S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Poundcakes T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Sargasso Sea S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Shiek Yer Bouti S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Shiny Toys T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Twistin' By The Pool T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
Unknown right of Shiny Toys S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Shared By: Carl Schaefer on Jun 17, 2017
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Belie Black looks dirtier than it climbs, but it is an enjoyable warm-up. Start right of a right-facing corner (with a tree on top), climb up over a small roof, and lieback your way to the anchor.

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Location

At the far left end of Oceanic Wall, this [was] the leftmost bolted line.

Protection

Seven bolts to a 2-bolt anchor.

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Matt B
Boulder, CO
  5.9-
Matt B   Boulder, CO
  5.9-
For reference, this is no longer the leftmost bolted route on Oceanic Wall. There are at least 2 other bolted routes a few meters to the left of this route.

That being said, don't climb this route. It's pretty terrible. The bolting is some of the worst I've seen (which is not much, admittedly), and the pine tree is a huge pain in your butt. Also, this definitely didn't feel like 5.8 to me based on other Boulder Canyon climbs.

This was the least fun route I've ever climbed outside. Save yourself, and find another route to warm up on. Jul 10, 2017
zeb
Denver, CO
  5.8
zeb   Denver, CO
  5.8
Matt is correct that this is no longer the leftmost bolted route on Oceanic Wall, but I disagree with the rest of his comments. The bolting was fine and the tree was avoidable. If you've never done a layback, this route may feel harder than 5.8, but otherwise this is a decent route with some enjoyable laybacking. Mar 18, 2018
Mark E Dixon
Sprezzatura, Someday
Mark E Dixon   Sprezzatura, Someday
This is, in fact, currently the leftmost bolted route on the Oceanic Wall, just left of Encore and uphill from In Your Dreams. The next route left is Mantra on the Icon.

Belie is a good route, interesting, and similar in style to other routes on the wall, requiring good footwork, creative routefinding, and techniques not often learned in the gym. The bolting is just fine. Reaching the bolt above the tree seems intimidating, but it isn't as distant as it looks. Unpleasant tree wrestling can be avoided by using the hanging flake on the right before stepping back left. Jul 1, 2018

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