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Highway Blues 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Al Simons
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Submitted By: allen simons on Apr 18, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Highway Blues.


The crux is at the 4th bolt. This is a good route, short and fun. It is a bit hollow behind some of the plates right of the last bolt to the anchors.


Park at the pullout for Friendship 7 (1.3 miles west of the Beige Tube). Walk west to the climb Ironjohn. 15 feet west of Ironjohn is a gully. Hike up 60-70 yards (look for the obvious chains on the left side of the gully).


5 draws for the 5 bolts, anchor with chains at the top.

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Jul 20, 2014
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Replaced the two non-locking biners that were holding the chains to the bolts with quicklinks, 7/20/14.
By tkessel
From: Windsor,CO
Mar 5, 2017
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

I enjoyed this climb, fairly good rock. Looks like it got new hardware recently.

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