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Location: Colorado > Boulder > Boulder Canyon > Easter Rock > Nevermore (5.13a)
By: Justin Roth When: Oct 27, 2008

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Comments: Things to know if you want to do this route to beef up your 8a scorecard, or just your spraysumé, and aren't the type to just climb for the experience of climbing:

> Crux finale seems stout for the shorter climber using the right-hand-crimp method. Heel hooks are NOT mandatory at the crux.
> Basically feels like climbing a solid 5.12a followed by a 5-to-6-move V5.
> I'd say it was soft if I hadn't missed the finishing jug a half-dozen times already. Beware.
> My buddy who did S... more >>

Location: Colorado > Boulder > Boulder Canyon > Animal World > Threshold Of A Dream (5.11d)
By: Justin Roth When: Apr 27, 2008

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Comments: This route is very good. together with the two routes to its left, you have a great little chunk of climbing in a concentrated area. However, be warned that this and many of other routes at the upper Animal World crag have a lot of loose / chossy rock. Most of this climb is clean, but a large, angular flake and a loafy jug up top look to be possible missile material. Knock on flakes and jugs before you weight them, and try not to yard out on anything that isn't bombtruck. I guess. Anyway, like I... more >>

Location: Colorado > Boulder > Flagstaff > The Flagstaff Amphitheatre > Mongolian Cosmonaut (V9)
By: Justin Roth When: Jan 27, 2008

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Comments: Lowball Flag choss classic -- gotta love it. To answer question about recent attempts: feet seem fine and good as of tonight (big right pebble for right toe and big left pebble for left, with a slight back step twisting the right hip up). Friction was good, and a friend and I put some laps in on the version where you start left up on the sloping thing with the finger divot. Soft for 8 for sure. Perhaps more like 7. Conditions dependent, of course. Tried from the sit w/ left down on scrungly pebb... more >>

Location: Colorado > Boulder > Boulder Canyon > Castle Rock > The Citadel (V8)
By: Justin Roth When: Jan 20, 2008

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Comments: God save the boulderer who tries to tackle Citadel in the summer. Looks lowball but climbs really well. Worth a stop.

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