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Ali Nomad S 
Cave Troll S 
Compassion Fatigue S 
Express Yourself S 
Freaks and Geeks S 
Hard Day Mining S 
Off the Books 
Pizza Dick aka Mother Nature S 
Predator S 
Predator X S 
Roid, The S 
Unknown at Nomad aka Tommy's Hard Route S 

Freaks and Geeks 

YDS: 5.14- French: 8b+ Ewbanks: 32 UIAA: X+ ZA: 32 British: E8 7a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.14- French: 8b+ Ewbanks: 32 UIAA: X+ ZA: 32 British: E8 7a [details]
FA: Cory French
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Cory French on Apr 17, 2002

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Freaks and Geeks starts in the very back of the cave, and boulders straight out into the start of Tommy's hard route. It's kind of a Supertweek-[style] route, but the line is very obvious and steep. By the time you get to the crux of the original route, you can tell you've done 10 extra roof moves to get there.


5 bolts plus anchors, and a spotter.

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By Steve Woods
Nov 10, 2003

Are any of the holds drilled on Freaks and Geeks?
By Peter Beal
From: Boulder Colorado
Nov 11, 2003

This route has a little bit of glue but no chipped holds. If the bouldering start was 20 feet off the ground instead of 5, this would be one of the most tried 14s on the Front Range. A great job by Cory.
By C French
Jan 24, 2006

For what it's worth, I never rated this thing 14b. It's probably 14a at the most.

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