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Fat Lipped Gofur 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c [details]
FA: Prehmus
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Submitted By: Alan Prehmus on Feb 21, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: The overhanging crux area.

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Gofur starts left of P1 of Yellow Dog Dingo. Climb the easy slab to the rib. Follow the bolts up the rib (5.8 thin). Pull right onto the shoulder that leads to the corner of the big roof. The lip of the roof has fat buckets: go for it. Stand up above the roof & clip the double bolt anchor. Connecting to Yellow Dog P2 is easy from here, or lower off.


It is immediately left of Yellow Dog Dingo.


Per Jay Eggleston: 10 bolts.

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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Mar 6, 2015
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

This has ten bolts if anyone is wondering. The crux is at the last bolt. Big jugs but overhanging.
By Baumer
From: Boulder, CO
May 27, 2015
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

I thought the slab move clipping the 4th bolt (?) was the crux. Very low-angle but thin and a miniscule clipping hold.
By L Kap
From: Boulder, CO
Jan 31, 2016

Fun route! I think the "rib" in the route description is the diagonal slabby bulge you can see that has a ladder of bolts right up the middle.
By Chip Loomis
Jul 28, 2016
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

The slab section at the 4th bolt is a little thin to be 5.8. I just climbed a few 5.10s over at Catslab 4 days ago. There is something off between this 5.8 rating and the climbs over at Catslab. At the slabby section, it looks like people are "improvising" to the right by the amount of chalk on the rock.
By Aaron Sefton
Feb 4, 2017
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

It's a heady lead and probably more like a 5.9 if you stay exactly true to the bolt line through the middle rib section, because the hands kind of disappear, and you have to rely on friction more than holds, but it's certainly doable, and you can cheat right a little bit if you need to. Fun roof with jugs. Go for it!

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