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Let's Do It Again, Daddy 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13 [details]
FA: Mclaughlin, Steve Cheyney
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Submitted By: Kevin McLaughlin on Mar 25, 2008

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Mr. Hesse havin' at it.

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Daddy climbs the AWESOME gator skin face 15 feet left of the large dihedral.


Standard rack.

Photos of Let's Do It Again, Daddy Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Mark Hesse - takes a ride on Daddy.  Awesome route...
Mark Hesse - takes a ride on Daddy. Awesome route...
Rock Climbing Photo: Textbook gator skin....
Textbook gator skin....
Rock Climbing Photo: The middle section of the route.
The middle section of the route.
Rock Climbing Photo: Phil Wortman enjoying some big holds.
Phil Wortman enjoying some big holds.
Rock Climbing Photo: Daddy is so good you too will want to "Do it ...
Daddy is so good you too will want to "Do it ...

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By Stefan Doucette
Apr 6, 2008

Near classic! This route is on some of the most featured rock of the area.
BEWARE- there is a beehive in the dihedral around 10 feet to the right, you can hear them from the ground. I wouldn't deem it unclimbable, but when I climbed it, they frequently landed on me, although never stung. Regardless, it definitely made it a little harder to enjoy the route for what it is. So, aside from the listed gear above, consider a bee suit.
By Kevin McLaughlin
From: Colorado Springs
Apr 9, 2008

This route is the VERY BEST at the grade . A leader here gets steep gator skin all the way that takes excellent pro. Bees in the corner buzz loudly ........ about 15 ft away .........beware?
By Glenn Schuler
From: Monument, Co.
Apr 16, 2008
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

This could be the best 5.8 single pitch route on the planet, maybe....
By Dan G0D5H411
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Oct 17, 2010
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Even in October we still heard a constant humming from the dihedral on the right....
Not wanting to get stung, we moved a bit further left to use both the thin crack and gator skin, while the smiles on our faces kept getting bigger and bigger the higher we climbed! What a blast!
By RyanO
From: sunshine
May 7, 2012
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

This is an amazingly awesome line. I can't believe I'm calling it 5.8, but somehow, I think it really is. Beware though, this whole area is kinda chossy, the last 15 feet of this route climbs a huge, hollow flake. The route next door lost a HUGE block the same day that nearly almost killed a dude. Still, a f***ing great line. Steep, varied, exciting, exposed, cerebral - can't say enough good things about it.
By ABaxter
From: Estes Park, CO
Mar 28, 2015

WARNING: there is still a large bees nest in the crack system directly right of this that shares the same anchor. Looked like honey bees rather then wasps, but hard to say. Super active once the wall heats up.
By John Alcorn
From: Boulder, CO
Oct 5, 2015
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Great route. Did not see any bees/wasps but wasn't really looking.
By SammyJ
From: Colorado springs
Mar 17, 2016
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

Do yourself a favor, and get on this thing! Amazing jug hauling on flawless patina on the second half.
By Armin Colorado
From: Boulder, CO
May 22, 2016

The bees were in full force this past Friday 5/20. Beware, I had to bail halfway up due to hundreds of them flying around me. It was absoultely terrifying, and I got the "F" outta there. I left some stoppers and such. Booty to who ever can do the climb when those pests are dormant.
By cyclestupor
From: Woodland Park, Colorado
Sep 19, 2016

The bees were still there on 9/17/16, but they are not very active in the morning. Don't let them deter you from trying this excellent route. Just get on it early.

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