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YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Greg Hand & Paul Heyliger, 1/15/2015
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Greg Hand on Jan 15, 2015

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Start with steep climbing on good holds, and finish on lower angle but smaller holds. Two big ledges mar the route, but it has lots of good climbing.


Begin just right of Labby.


9 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor on Labby.

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Rock Climbing Photo: A closer view of the middle crux. Hobbes variation...
A closer view of the middle crux. Hobbes variation...
Rock Climbing Photo: On the upper section.
On the upper section.
Rock Climbing Photo: Greg at the middle crux of Calvin.
Greg at the middle crux of Calvin.

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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Jan 18, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

This route is more fun than Hobbes to the right that starts out the same.
By John Layko Torkleson
Nov 3, 2015
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Some nice slab moves in the middle section.
By Noah Yetter
From: Lakewood, CO
Oct 16, 2016
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

The very strenuous moves from the ground up to the 3rd bolt make this a 5.9 IMO. It seemed like the intended line was right of the 2nd bolt, but I couldn't find any holds there, so I went left. The upper section was easier and more enjoyable, particularly the slab parts.
By ClimbandMine
May 6, 2017
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

Pulling up over the bulge at the second bolt is not 5.8. 5.9- or 5.9 is closer.

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