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Grampa's Day Out 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Grampa Greg, Kent Lugbill, Susan Schima, Moe Hershoff
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Greg Hand on Sep 21, 2006

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    From path, boulder up 15 feet to a ledge. Follow 4 bolts on the right side of the headwall to anchors.


    It is 20 feet left of Aricept.


    4 bolts to 2-bolt anchor.

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    By L G
    From: Boulder, CO
    Aug 22, 2009
    rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

    I liked this little route. It seemed that the hardest moves were the footwork to get on the wall at the first bolt. Also, one of the blocks you're likely to pull on to get up to the ledge, about 3/4 of the way up on the right, isn't solid and looks glued down with dirt.
    By Hiro Kurotsuchi
    From: Colorado
    Sep 10, 2012

    Agree with LG that the moves below the first bolt are the most difficult. You can ensure that you get that first bolt clipped (I can do it being 5'9"), then work the bouldery start.

    After that start, I had fun. Some of the holds are a little dirty.
    By Robert Buswold
    From: Northglenn, CO
    Jan 8, 2013

    Not bad, I agree the hardest part was at the first bolt. Some cool moves up higher.
    By mrbiscoop
    Jul 19, 2013

    Hard for 5.9.
    By Greg Barnes
    Aug 23, 2015
    rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b PG13

    Dangerous for a 5.9 leader, easy to deck on the sharp ledge if you blow the crux moves getting past the first bolt. Also it's solid 5.10 if you try to go straight to the second bolt instead of staying right (and even staying right is very tough 5.9). I wouldn't be surprised if a hold or two broke off at some point. Short leaders may need an extendo draw to clip the first bolt.

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