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Above the .11 S 
Black Bart (aka Unknown 1) S 
Dam The Water Board T 
Drefach Lambda S 
Fluff Boys T 
Hot Lava (aka Soliloquy) T 
Island Rhythm TR 
Leper, The TR 
Mermaid (AKA: unknown 2) S 
Missing The Dike aka Two Dikes for Dinner S 
Natives are Restless, The TR 
No Bore a Bora T 
Sea Serpent (aka: Unknown 4) S 
Seventh Wave T,S 
Snark Hunt T 
This Bolt's For You T 
Tim's Variation TR 
Tim's Walkway S 
Transformer T 
Trident (aka: Unknown 3) TR 
Unknown TR TR 
Unsupervised Bolting S 

Fluff Boys 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: P. Hubbel
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Submitted By: Derek Lawrence on Feb 6, 2005  with updates from rob bauer

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BETA PHOTO: Fluff Boys. Those top 3 bolts only look this close...


On Atlantis Slab, follow the main trail to the left-center side of the slab. This route starts at the upper right end of the trench described for Missing the Dike. Look for a left angling seam/ramp and 4 newish bolts next to 1/4" studs. Step up, and follow the seam/ramp for about 20 feet to the first bolt (couple of so-so stoppers possible halfway). Head up to bolt #2 then left past two more bolts and the crux to the ledge and anchors (shared with Missing the Dike). Watch out for loose rock on the ledge.

The guidebooks give this a R rating past the last bolt, but the fall looks clean, relatively short and not too bad, since it's on a 3/8" bolt.

2-1/2 stars.


4 bolts, 4-6 runners, plus something for the top; a few mid-range stoppers.

Photos of Fluff Boys Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The crux area and the last two bolts.
BETA PHOTO: The crux area and the last two bolts.
Rock Climbing Photo: The route with a rope on it.
BETA PHOTO: The route with a rope on it.

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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Oct 19, 2015
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

The newest guidebook does not give this an "R" rating. I did not see places for nuts, but I saw places for small cams both before the 1st and 2nd bolts. The crux felt like it was near the last bolt.

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