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Old Man Kangaroo 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Greg Hand & Paul Heyliger, 3/3/2016
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Greg Hand on Mar 7, 2016

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Description 

The crux is probably the first overhang off the ground. Most of climb is easy with big holds. Several loose blocks were removed, so expect some dirt. Help out and bring a brush.

Location 

It is 20 feet right of Bicolored Python Rock Snake.

Protection 

9 bolts to 2-bolt anchor with chains shared with Elephant's Child.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Doc near the top of the route.
Doc near the top of the route.
Rock Climbing Photo: A rope on the route.
BETA PHOTO: A rope on the route.

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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Mar 16, 2016
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

This climb is fun and would make a good warm-up. I thought the start was more difficult than Elephant's Child to the right. There is some dirt in places but nothing too bad.
By Chip Loomis
Jul 27, 2016
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Shares chains with the climb to the right no?
By Noah Yetter
From: Lakewood, CO
Oct 16, 2016
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Juggiest route I've ever climbed outdoors, just truly massive holds the whole way up. An easy, enjoyable warm-up, but, in no universe is the start 5.6, more like 5.8, unless I just completely missed the intended line. It can be skipped though, if you want, by scrambling up several feet left of the line proper.

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