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Dancesatmoonrise aka The Passion 

YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c [details]
FA: Jim DiNapoli
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Submitted By: Dave Mason on Oct 29, 2014

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  • Description 

    This route was put up over several years by the late Jim DiNapoli, and he did the first ascent in the summer of 2012. The route is just left of Skyline Pig and shares Pig's anchors. Start with the first few moves of Skyline Pig, and then follow the bolt line up and left. The difficulty increases significantly after the third bolt and does not let up until the anchors.


    12 bolts plus anchors.

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    By Ben Sebald
    From: Colorado Springs, CO
    Nov 11, 2014

    Thank you so much for putting this up. I tried this thinking it might be Anarchy. Got to that third bolt and thought, "This is crazy!" Now I know why, Thanks.
    By Jordan Hirro
    From: Colorado Springs/Carbondale
    Nov 19, 2014

    Thank you for adding this, Dave. I was thinking it about it last year but didn't know if Jim would have wanted it. Correct me if I'm wrong, didn't he originally bolt this in '99 or so, free it, then got the hangers pulled? That's the story I remember hearing. I specifically recall him saying this was the first 13a in Garden (before Ryan's Inferno) which would have to date it back to late '90s? Can you shed any light?
    And yes, Ben, it's very hard.... Anarchy is right of Skyline, whereas this is left, as you've found out....
    By Cody Cook
    From: Colorado Springs, CO
    Nov 26, 2014

    I've always wondered what that line was when climbing Skyline Pig. Thanks so much for putting this up.
    By Dave Mason
    Dec 3, 2014

    Jordan, as with most things Jim did, there is a story to this route, but I didn't want to put too much out on the web. It would be better discussed over a climb or a beer (or both). I'm finishing up the administration of Jim's estate, and posting this route was one of the last things he asked me to do. With all the political junk surrounding the Garden and all the egos involved, Jim was hesitant to post a new route, claim the first ascent, and grade the route as the most difficult in the Park.

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