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Out to Pasture aka Momentus Fist Trainer 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Hare and Wood, 1980? bolted: Bob D'Antonio & Greg Hand, 2006
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on May 17, 2006

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Momentus Swing Trainer

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  • Description 

    The crux is the very overhanging hand to fist crack.


    Start ten feet left of Momentum Operator.


    Gear up to a blue Camalot and a couple of quickdraws for the two bolts at the start.

    Rap from a two-bolt anchor.

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    Rock Climbing Photo: The crux.
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    By Greg Hand
    From: Golden, CO
    May 17, 2006

    This climb was inspired by the Momentus Swing Trainer which is designed to improve your golf swing. This climb will help you improve your fist jamming technique.
    By slim
    Jun 24, 2009
    rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

    Agree with Dave, probably a full number grade easier. There is a route in the Rossiter book, I think it is called "Altar" (5.10) that seems very similar to Momentus Fist Trainer, minus the bolts at the start....
    By Wayne Crill
    From: an Altered State
    Jun 12, 2011
    rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

    In the '99 Rositer book, this line is described as 'Out to Pasture', 10a, Hare and Wood, 1980, which seems about right. Funny that somewhere since it gets two bolts, renamed, and upgraded.
    Don't know how its described in the newer BC book, but then you wouldn't know anything re the history or first ascentionist from that guide anyway....
    Fun little line.
    By Tony B
    From: Around Boulder, CO
    Jun 29, 2015
    rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

    I can see where it is a different climb if you want to stay completely away from the stinkin' piles of BS in the corner... but yeah, those are retrobolts and the climb is 5.10. For a 5.11, get on Momentum Operator, to the right.

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