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Dr. Strangelove 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: MJM & RAMM, 9/09
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Submitted By: MJM on Aug 4, 2011

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Jump up on the ledge from the left and gingerly move right under the first clip to start. A few smallish holds with good feet will launch you to bigger holds to C1. Even bigger holds through C3 await you. Jog right then left past C4 & 5 at the horizonal break and past the blocky crux bulge at C6 & C7. Cross left at around C8 over the mini-arete where some easier and then slightly harder climbing on good holds goes to the anchors.


11 clips to anchors.

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By Michael Schneiter
From: Glenwood Springs, CO
Aug 24, 2011

Dirty down low but a good climb. My students, some of whom have spent 2 days a week at Rifle all summer, described this as their favorite climb at Rifle yet. It does have some pretty darn fun jug hauling.
By davedad
From: Carbondale, CO
Jul 24, 2013
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Really HIGH first bolt - bring the super mega long stick. A friend's regular stick did not reach. Great jug hauling.
Aug 15, 2013

A lower clip has been added.
By davedad
From: Carbondale, CO
Aug 25, 2013
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Thanks so much for adding the lower bolt. This is a terrific route- fun from bottom to top. It even stays dry in moderate rain! I appreciate all the hard work that created Kubrick's.
By TheHobbyist Cole
From: Aspen, CO
Sep 25, 2013

A really fun route that was a consistent difficulty.

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