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7th Testicle T,S 
Aberrant Behavior aka LoweKey Lunacy 
Amphibian T 
Built for Comfort S 
Choss Corner S 
Cupcake Corner S 
Dr. Delicate T 
Fang, The T 
Fatman and Robin 
Flying Fortress, The S 
For The Ladies S 
Godzilla T 
Hooded Cobra 
Hurt Locker S 
King Cobra/King Cobra Extension S 
Little Higher S 
Lucky S 
Octopussy T 
Pitch Black T 
Red Beard S 
Red Bull and Vodka S 
Reptile T 
Resurrection 
Rigid Designator T 
Rigid Designator Steps, The T 
Seventh Tentacle T 
Somnambulist T 
Superfortress S 
Tatranka 
Thang aka Frigid Inseminator, The T 
Unsorted Routes:

7th Testicle 

WI5- M6+

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 85'
Original: WI5- M6+ [details]
FA: Rob Griz, John Parsons, Brandon Groza
New Route: Yes
Season: Nov-April
Page Views: 1,132
Submitted By: Rob Griz on Apr 11, 2011

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Description 

This is a fun new way to reach the wall ice behind The Fang. This route lies directly between 7th Chakra to the left and Seventh Tentacle to the right. Follow the 3 bolts up into the overhanging daggers and pull the curtain onto steep ice. Continue up the center/left edge to new chain anchors that hang from the roof above. This is an excellent route with positive holds and possible chimney moves on the free-hangers. Good thing is, you don't need the extra 5 balls to do the route.

Location 

Working left from the obvious Cupcake Corner: Frigid Inseminator, 7th Tentacle, 7th Testicle, 7th Chakra, and Little Higher. This route starts at the left end of the low, obvious block/ledge that sticks out from the wall, 15' above your head.

Protection 

3 bolts and a handful of medium screws. There are chain anchors above in the roof.

2015 note: the 3rd bolt has been somewhat compromised by a section of rock that fell out. It will soon be replaced in "better" stone.

2016: the 3rd bolt has been replaced in better (remember it's Vail) rock. Enjoy!


Photos of 7th Testicle Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Behind the flow.
Behind the flow.
Rock Climbing Photo: 7th T.
7th T.
Rock Climbing Photo: Zach Turner aged 11.
Zach Turner aged 11.
Rock Climbing Photo: 7th.
7th.
Rock Climbing Photo: 7th.
7th.
Rock Climbing Photo: Pullin' the ice.
Pullin' the ice.
Rock Climbing Photo: The window.
The window.
Rock Climbing Photo: Last bolt under the ice.
Last bolt under the ice.
Rock Climbing Photo: 7th Test.
7th Test.
Rock Climbing Photo: 7th Testicle, moving to the 3rd bolt.
BETA PHOTO: 7th Testicle, moving to the 3rd bolt.

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By Noah McKelvin
From: Colorado Springs
Jan 9, 2015
rating: WI5- M6+

I think this variation is way better than the original start. More direct. You usually get a chimney rest between the dagger and wall, and who doesn't love pulling onto hangers?

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