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Dry Run 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Dan Hare, Stella Adams, July, 2002
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Submitted By: Matt Juth on Sep 2, 2004

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    This is the second route listed in Greg Hand's comment on Centennial. It is the first bolted route on the left of Lower Bowling Alley.

    It is a short, sustained route for a 5.9. It climbs the vertical wall with good but "not quite in the right place" holds. Be careful clipping the first bolt.

    There are rings at the top.


    Quickdraws, 3 bolts.

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    Rock Climbing Photo: Free solo of Dry Run.
    Free solo of Dry Run.
    Rock Climbing Photo: Bruno Hache clipping the anchor on Dry Run.
    Bruno Hache clipping the anchor on Dry Run.

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    By Ron Olsen
    From: Boulder, CO
    Aug 27, 2005
    rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

    This route is "Dry Run", 5.10a, first ascent by Dan Hare and Stella Adams, July 2002, according to Mark Rolofson's new guidebook "Boulder Canyon Sport & Adventure Climber's Guide Volume II - The Upper Canyon".

    Bouldery start to good jugs; you might want to stick clip the first bolt.
    By brain damage
    Jun 29, 2010

    A great cool down, or for someone who wants lead experience.
    By Shane Bates
    From: Pequannock, New Jersey
    Oct 5, 2014

    Be sure to stick to the left up the crimps as opposed to starting on the right and working left to first bolt. Much better moves.
    By Andrew Locke
    From: Louisville, CO
    Nov 28, 2014

    Wish it was longer, but it was not bad. Felt hard for 5.9.

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