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O.D.K. 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Peavey and Gibson
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Submitted By: Jesse Ryan on Apr 19, 2010

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Description 

This is a classic in every way. Powerful in your face initial boulder problem, followed immediately by fun, pumpy, and thoughtful climbing up a right-facing flake. Milk the rests as this baby doesn't let up until you are standing on the ledge next to the chains. Awesome!

Location 

This line is the first bolted line to the right of the crack, Moose Knuckles.

Protection 

10 bolts to sport chains. This one is long, must have at least 60m of rope!


Photos of O.D.K. Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: John on ODK.
John on ODK.
Rock Climbing Photo: Finishing out the final stretch.
Finishing out the final stretch.
Rock Climbing Photo: Standing at the base of the super classic O.D.K. T...
Standing at the base of the super classic O.D.K. T...

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By Elijah Flenner
Jun 19, 2010
rating: 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a

Great climb. Basically a good boulder problem to a jug, clip a bolt, and repeat. Since the route overhangs, a complete rest at the jugs is not possible. Furthermore, fun climbing without a single bad section until the anchor.

Edit: Found a no hands "rest" about half way up. Allows one to de-pump, but may take too much core strength to call it a rest.
By Garrett Bales
From: Lake City, CO
Mar 24, 2012
rating: 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a

Best sport 12a in Colorado?
By Curt MacNeill
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 15, 2014

This route is extremely rad! Cool boulder problem start to pumpy slightly overhanging climbing for 85 feet. It's really good....
By Chris Kalman
May 13, 2017
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Stiff for Front Range 5.12a but def not 5.12b. A very good climb with a couple tough moves and a nice mix of face/crack technique.

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