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Everyone Poops 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c [details]
FA: Erik Durgin
New Route: Yes
Season: when it's cold!
Page Views: 739
Submitted By: Erik Durgin on Dec 5, 2012

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Ben reaching a good rest.


This is an interesting new route that requires a lot of technical trickery (knee-bars, heel-toe cams, thumbdercling-gastons, etc.) and serious bouldering strength. There are four well-defined boulder problems, all with their own unique flavor, separated by good rests.

The route climbs a lovely, gently overhanging white face capped by a big, steep, blocky bulge. Right off the ground (or cheater stone, I should say) the opening sequence is straight cryptic. From there, technical and pumpy face climbing will bring you to a good rest below the final bulge. Try to get it all back, because the final boulder problem is very physical and gymnastic, ending with a desperate deadpoint to the "jug" you clip the anchors from. Adding to the excitement, it is almost impossible to clip the last bolt on redpoint, forcing you to skip it and go for the anchors!

I would have loved to take this route to the top of the cliff, but unfortunately the upper headwall is covered in a thick layer of mud, forcing me to end it at the lip of the bulge.


About 100 feet down canyon from the prominent Track Team arete is a clean, white face capped by a big, orange/brown bulge. Everyone Poops climbs this face above the cave like feature that makes the boulder problem "Haunted House".


6 bolts plus anchors. There is a mandatory stick clip for the high first bolt! Knee pads are a must.

Photos of Everyone Poops Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Desperado in the upper crux.
Desperado in the upper crux.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mid-section of the route.
BETA PHOTO: Mid-section of the route.

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By Ben Griffin
From: Durango, CO
Nov 18, 2013
rating: 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c

This route is really hard. I'll give it 13a, but compare this to El Rancho and tell me what you think.
By Erik Durgin
Nov 22, 2013

Ben, you just gotta duct tape your kneepads on better!! After a week of practice climbing in Joe's you'll crush it!
By Nolan Robertson
Jul 17, 2016
rating: 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c

The last move of this climb feels like the climax of an action movie. Really fun boulder problem on top of a good 5.12.

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