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Original Sin 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: C. Luebben and company
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Submitted By: Kevin Landolt on Apr 2, 2011

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Super thin, slabby 5.10(ish)? Yeah, I'd say so.


Original Sin is an excellent face climb out Eve's Cave. It is currently (as off April, 2011) the only route in the cave sporting hangers. Excellent and very delicate climbing through the beautiful slab (crux) lead over a small roof to a mellow seam.


This lies in Eve's Cave, up river from East of Eden.



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By Dylan Demyanek
From: Fort Collins, CO
Jul 19, 2012
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

This route is hard as balls. It's definitely the hardest 10 I have ever climbed. Mostly I am just referring to the crux sequence between the 4th and 5th bolts. Perhaps if you happen to be quite tall or really love slab climbing, it might not be as tough - But the crux felt like hard 11 to me. Otherwise, a good climb on great rock.
By Leo L.
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Dec 8, 2014
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

5.10c with practice and beta.

5.10d/5.11a feel as an onsight.
By Ken Duncan
From: Ft Collins, CO
Aug 12, 2015
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

I think this is just as hard or harder than Temptation to the right.
By Ken Duncan
From: Ft Collins, CO
Aug 18, 2015
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

New bolt and chain added to the anchor and brush trimmed at roof.
By Talis
From: Fort Collins, CO
Apr 8, 2017
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

There is a solid 15ft runout at the top of this route. The climbing eases off to 5.8/5.9, but it looked like it could be protected with some finger crack-size pro.

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