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

Type:  Sport, 110'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Aleix Serrat-Capdevilla, David Merin, EFR,'11
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: 1Eric Rhicard on May 25, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Aleix on the headwall above the broken ledge.

Portions of the approach and cliffs of this area are on private land. MORE INFO >>>


Fun long moderate that stays interesting to the anchors. Where Cold Fusion moves left off of the slab this route continues up right on easy broken rock for a couple of moves until possible to follow weakness up to a blunt short arete.

A completely independent line is just right of CF but is 5.11 and is a little run out on the easy slab. This EFR direct start avoids using any holds, bolts or anything else that has anything at all to do with CF.
But, if you want a nice moderate start on CF.


Same as Cold Fusion.



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By Red
From: Tacoma, Toyota
Sep 12, 2011
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

Nice long warmup with a fun finish.
I thought the 5.11 start was fun too, a little harder to read the moves than it is to climb it.
By Pat Mac
From: Tempe
Oct 26, 2011

Finally there is a true warm-up on the Rough Rider wall. This route is a 5.10
By Pat Mac
From: Tempe
Oct 26, 2011

This route is awesome now but will only get better with time. And more people climbing it.
By Hendrixson
From: Tucson, AZ
Feb 3, 2016
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

I haven't climbed this route in a year or two but my records show 13 bolts to chains; no midpoint anchor. Perhaps you climbed a different route? See the topos here.
By 1Eric Rhicard
Feb 3, 2016

No midway chains and no pump to fight on this one.
By Aaron Miller
From: Santa Fe, NM
Dec 21, 2016

Still lots of loose rock on this one.

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