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Rat Rod 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: FRA: The Chinos
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Submitted By: chinos on Apr 3, 2013

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Doug gets some mileage.

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Climb discontinuous cracks and flakes left of Pine Tree Eliminate. Top out on a short crack on top to a ledge with an anchor.

Eds. The length of the route is listed as longer, since using a the 2 anchor bolts up and left and a 100' rope will not allow you to belay your second from the ground. It was originally listed as a 30' route.


It is on the Short Slab Wall left of the steep section.


Standard rack. Two bolt anchor up and left.

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By David Tennant
From: Denver, CO
Jul 27, 2015
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

I was able to lead this one using only small cams, namely my BD c3s, but would not encourage this as a gear route, only one garbage 000 c3 placement halfway up for minimal comfort, a few sparce placements down low and up top. I much more recommend setting up a toprope from the bolted rap station, if possible extending the anchor some 15ft to get the rope over the lip. Short, fun climb though.
By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Nov 21, 2016
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

I think the gear on this is ok. You can place more than just C3s. Any difficult move protects with gear. I used a nut and small cams up to a 0.75 Camalot on this.
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Nov 21, 2016

Yep...sounds good.
By Doug Redosh
From: Golden, CO
May 29, 2017

I would agree with Jay. Good pro at the bottom and top of the route. A bit runout in the middle, but the climbing is 5.2 or so.

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