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Black and Tan 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Kevin Stricker & Dave Montgomery, 7/12
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Submitted By: Monty on Jul 10, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: Black & Tan starts behind the boulder.

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Description 

Black and Tan was originally a mostly bolted route with a scary crux over tiny gear. This route has now been fully bolted (with approval from the FA and the SSPFHRG) and makes for a fun lead. Start on the boulder at the top of the corridor, and follow 11 bolts through a couple steep bulges.

Location 

This is at the top of the Tan Corridor. It is easily identified by the large boulder at the base.

Protection 

11 bolts.


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By Jon Banks
From: Denver, CO
Jul 16, 2017
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

The first bolt is very high, even if you start on top of the boulder. The moves are very doable, but I would have really appreciated a stick clip.
By Geoff U
From: Centennial, CO
Sep 18, 2017
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

This was the only route that I would have wanted a stick clip for. Still did it fine but was a bit sketchy.
By Monty
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From: Golden, CO
Sep 18, 2017

With regards to the stick clip beta: if you don't feel comfortable getting to the first bolt, you can place a bomber #0.4 Camalot while standing on the boulder to protect the moves getting to the bolt. Otherwise, there are plenty of sticks around to fashion a stick clip out of.

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