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YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: T-zilla, Gern
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Tod Anderson on Jul 8, 2003

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BETA PHOTO: Irok topo.

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This is the third route from the right side of Irok. The route features a low angle face giving way to ever steeper climbing. The rock is generally good; however, as with all Clear Creek routes, it's a good idea to belay from a protected area. This route serves as a good warm up for the crag.


10 quickdraws + anchors.

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By Richard M. Wright
From: Lakewood, CO
Sep 18, 2006

M1A1 was a kick. Climbing is on some major (!!!) jugs and needs just a bit of commitment. The roof above was initially perplexing and could generate some bad rep for its shaky rock quality. However, if you simply punch straight up - rather than taking the traverse that seems obvious - then you avoid all of the dubious rock that you might otherwise have stood on. At the top, take a shake, lock and load. While it gets pumpy at the end, you won't find these jugs anywhere else in Clear Creek.

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