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YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Josh Janes on Aug 19, 2003

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BETA PHOTO: Ruffis aka Roofis aka Roofus.

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Ruffis is the finger-to-hand crack that heads out the large roof just right of Cat's Cradle. It is strenuous and has plenty of awkwardness. Wear long pants for knee scums on the walls and roof.


Yellow Alien through #2 Camalot. Doubles are helpful.

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By Thom Engelbach
Nov 9, 2003
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

This is a super route. If it was on the Nautilus, you would do it every time you come to Vedauwoo!
By Brian Weinstein
Feb 1, 2008
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

If I had to choose one 11 crack to climb at Vedauwoo forever, this would be it. Something about it....
By poundit14
From: Laramie, WY
Sep 18, 2010

Really good route, but not casual to get to. The rack is really #0.75 through #3 Camalots with a focus on the #0.75 and #1.
By bart cubrich 1
Oct 13, 2014
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

Seems like the name in the guidebooks is Roofus. Is this a typo in the books or on Mountainproject?

This is an excellent 5.11, with burly exciting climbing. Like most "finger cracks" in Vedauwoo, this thing can easily be done without a single finger lock, though it's nice to place small gear in. I agree with the crux being more like #0.75 and #1, and not fingers.
By cstebbins024
From: Laramie, WY
Sep 16, 2015
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Super sick route. Do Boardwalk and then Ruffis for a good 5.11 day.

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