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Routes in Lonely Challenge Area

Broken Dreams T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Eddy of Life T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Eternal Flow S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Gnawing on the Rind T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Lone Man Running T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Notch Arête, The T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Potato Chip, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Rubbing it Raw S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Slab, The T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Watermelon Tetris S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Zen and the Art T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Type: Trad, 35 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 111 total · 17/month
Shared By: John Steiger on Jul 9, 2017
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

This is the “lone two-bolt route” Boissal mentions on the main page for the Lonely Challenge Area. It is yet another “unknown,” but the name given here seems appropriate until someone coughs up the FA party and the name they gave it. You probably are snickering at the 35 feet, but get on it and I bet you’ll think otherwise, unless you are one of those gym mutants with no sense. The two bolts protect the crux well, but the rest will maintain your attention as you fiddle with small gear to prevent decking on your way to the anchors.

Location

About 100 feet downhill from Watermelon Tetris.

Protection

Draws and microcams to ¾” – consider doubling up on the micros (I used a full set of C3s and one of the smallest C4s, but I like to back up the small stuff if possible). Bolts rigged for lowering on top.

Photos

Boissal
Small Lake, UT
  5.11a
Boissal   Small Lake, UT
  5.11a
Not a bad line although the gear in the middle is sketch at best and some of the key holds feel a bit crunchy... Jul 25, 2017