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Ivy League 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Kirk Miller
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Submitted By: Kirk Miller on Jul 21, 2008

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On the way to sloper town.

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Climb past two large red scars. Don't miss the historic bolt holes.


See the topo photo.


7 bolts to chain and ring anchor.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Reachy transition at the crux.
BETA PHOTO: Reachy transition at the crux.

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By doug rouse
From: Denver, CO.
Aug 3, 2008
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

This route was fun, and also very well protected. Fun slopers test your technique...if it felt hard, then you probably did it wrong! Young Doug.
By Benten
From: Denver
Oct 2, 2010
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Great climb, crimps and slopers. Couple of edgy sidepulls.
By Andrew S.
From: Bouldurr
Jun 8, 2011

Climbed it today. Very nice route. If you're a little taller, step out a bit off the underclings and you skip the thin right, and go for the big pull.
By Gina K
Dec 1, 2012
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Fun. Good for new or 5.8 or above leaders. Well protected. It is also a good confidence builder. Very fun!!
By Keaton Soto-Olson 1
From: Breckenridge, CO
Jun 21, 2015

More consistent than its neighbor to the right. Both worthwhile climbs.
By aikibujin
From: Castle Rock, CO
Jun 23, 2015
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

  • ** BETA ALERT *** Don't read this if you don't want beta.

The crux on this route is definitely between bolt #2 and #3. The most obvious move is going straight up at bolt #3 using some crimpers and smeary edges, but that move is definitely 10a (probably why so many people rate it 10a or 9+). Another sequence is reach out left for a hidden sidepull from the undercling/sidepull flake, then utilize the much better footholds below the undercling to stand up and reach for a jug right under bolt #3. This move is hard to see due to the hidden sidepull, but it is reasonable for a 5.9.

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