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Cornmeal Porridge 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Jake Waples and Josh Pollock, October 2014
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Josh on Mar 28, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: The route. A rope is hanging from the anchor.


Cornmeal Porridge takes the middle of the clean panel to the right of the Don'’t Rock My Boat slab. This has enjoyable moves and is similar in character to the bottom pitch of its cousin to the left. The last bolt is a bit to the left of the rest. A longer sling may help. The thin crux moves lie between and around bolts 2 and 3. Don'’t deviate too far from the line at the top, as some loose stuff lurks nearby.


This is the bolted line on the righthand panel of the Recessed Slab.


6 bolts + 2-bolt anchor.

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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Apr 1, 2015
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

This route is fun. There is lots of lichen. I would have helped clean the rock, but I did not have a brush. Look hard for the best holds, because some are hidden and not obvious.
By Josh
From: Golden, CO
Jun 20, 2015

Top anchor bolts have been checked and retightened as of 6/19/2015.
By Tombo
From: Boulder
Jul 23, 2016
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

I went straight up over the bolt line and thought it was way harder then any of the other 7's in the area. Maybe I needed to zig and zag more but think it was harder than Three Birds.
By Daniel Joder
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 10, 2017

Yeah, depending on the line you choose, could be 5.7 to 5.8+ or 5.9.
By Paul Deger
From: Colorado
Jun 11, 2017

Like the routes on East Wall, many fun variations with just moving a little right or left of the bolt line - which can make this a route requiring more thought and some fun moves after the 2nd bolt.
By Cara Hubbell
From: Arvada, CO
Sep 8, 2017
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

I'm glad to see some other people thought this was harder than the other 7s at the Lower Tier. I struggled to find the right line from start to finish. Also, I think the runout is too much for a 5.7 from the last bolt to the anchor. There can't be more bolts put in because of the rock quality, and the rock at the anchor is a little sketchy for my liking. Not sure I'd recommend this one, since the other 7s around it are so much fun.

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