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Call Me Bwana 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Greg Hand & PH (Fall 2015)
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Greg Hand on Nov 28, 2015

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Brian Parsons beginning the crux.

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Description 

Find big holds at the roof, then solve the crux puzzle. Easier but fun climbing leads to the anchors.

Location 

From Sun Tan Ledge, aim for the first bolt near the small pine tree below the roof.

Protection 

8 or 9 bolts to 2-bolt Fixe ring anchors.


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By Houston Zboe
From: Denver
Dec 19, 2015

First off, this route is fun. Challenging if you want it to be, lots of variety. That being said, it isn't a 5.10. I'd be more willing to accept the rating if the bolts stayed right over the roof, but they swing left in some easier territory. I'll call it a comfortable 5.9, but hey, it's brand new, there are bound to be discrepancies.

Much more importantly, THiS AND ALL ROUTES HERE ARE NEW! THERE IS LOOSE ROCK EVERYWHERE!!!! Be careful when you climb. We're thinking of going back with a hammer and breaking stuff away, but in the meantime be careful! The little 5 are great and solid for aspiring leaders and beginners of ask ages. Great find, hope it gets cleared up a bit for safety. Wear a helmet and have fun!
By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Jan 2, 2016
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I think this route is 10a. There are lots of holds above the roof, but the bolters chose the line they wished to climb. I did not find much loose rock.

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