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Location: CO : Independence Pass : Lincoln Creek : Sunset Cliff : The Avenger (5.13a PG13)
By: j wharton When: Aug 27, 2006

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Comments: All the bolts need to come out. I climbed the entire route on gear, and never used the bolts during my attempts to redpoint the route. For full disclosure--I did use a few bolts for directionals during my initial TR recon. I removed the bolts from the anchor down to the roof (maybe 4) before heading to Asia for the summer, but still need to finish the job. The route has mostly studs, so they're a bit of a pain to get out. I should be able to finish the job this fall. True onsighters stop rea... more >>


Location: CO : Independence Pass : Grottos Day Use Area : Nude Buttress : The Unspoken Truth (5.12c/d)
By: j wharton When: Aug 27, 2006

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Comments: Hey Eric and Chris,

Thanks for the history. I had heard the some muddled stories about these routes from Goplerud, Hollenbaugh, Benge, and even called Perkins to see what he knew. You guys both came up, but nobody really knew what the story was. Most assumed they were still unclimbed, so sorry about any confusion. Strange that Tom ignored these climbs in his book--he gave me some weird reasons over the phone. Eric, if you remember your name for unspoken truth let's use it, or re-name it no... more >>


Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Hook, Line, and Sinker, aka the Free Boissonneault-Larson 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13

WY : Wind River Range : ... : Mount Hooker

The Velvet Tongue 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b

NV : Red Rock : ... : The Texas Wall / West Velve...

Jaded Lady 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

WY : Wind River Range : ... : Mount Hooker

The Terrible Tadpole 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a V0 4 WI3 M4 R

CO : Gunnison : ... : The Painted Wall

Shake Yer Money Maker 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b

CO : Independence Pass : ... : Big Wild Boulder

Shady Lady 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b

WY : Wind River Range : ... : Mount Hooker

Problem Child 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

CO : Independence Pass : ... : Wild Rock

The Avenger 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c PG13

CO : Independence Pass : ... : Sunset Cliff

Atmospheres 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b PG13

NV : Red Rock : ... : Jet Stream Wall

The Black Sheep 5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c

CO : Gunnison : ... : North Chasm View Wall

Deep Throat 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a WI5-6 M7

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Glenwood Canyon Ice

Podophobia 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c

CO : Boulder : ... : Lost Angel

I'll be Black 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

CO : Independence Pass : ... : Sunset Cliff

Englishman's Route M5-6

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Hallett Peak - mixed/ice

Sublime Vision M7-8

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Loch Vale & uphill

Con Gaz 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a

CO : Boulder Canyon : Frisky Cliff

The Naked Truth 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

CO : Independence Pass : ... : Nude Buttress

The Unspoken Truth 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b

CO : Independence Pass : ... : Nude Buttress

Missed the Boat 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a

CO : Independence Pass : ... : Wild Rock

Liar, Liar... 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c

CO : Independence Pass : ... : Nude Buttress

Before There Were Nine 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a

CO : Independence Pass : ... : Lower Grotto Wall

Four Finger Discount 5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a

CO : Independence Pass : ... : Wild Rock

Wild Thing 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c

CO : Independence Pass : ... : Wild Rock

Hairy Devil WI5+ M6-7 R

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Camp Bird Road

Pete-15 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c

CO : Independence Pass : ... : Big Wild Boulder

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