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Second Career 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Ray Snead & Greg Hand
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Greg Hand on Apr 12, 2006

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  • Description 

    Climb the slab on the north side of the rock left of Senior Discount. This is a nice/safe lead for the elderly.

    Protection 

    Five bolts to a two bolt chain anchor.


    Photos of Second Career Slideshow Add Photo
    Rock Climbing Photo: Filthy but fun.
    Filthy but fun.
    Rock Climbing Photo: Betsy doing her victory pose. This photo was taken...
    Betsy doing her victory pose. This photo was taken...
    Rock Climbing Photo: KC on the upper slab. Circa 2007.
    KC on the upper slab. Circa 2007.
    Rock Climbing Photo: Peter Dillon starting up Second Career.
    Peter Dillon starting up Second Career.
    Rock Climbing Photo: Ray Snead on the first ascent of Second Career.
    Ray Snead on the first ascent of Second Career.

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    By Ron Olsen
    From: Boulder, CO
    Sep 5, 2006
    rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

    A fun slab route. I placed a black (smallest) Alien about halfway up. The route could use more cleaning; bring a wire brush if you're headed up here.
    By Ken Cangi
    From: Eldorado Springs, CO
    Oct 16, 2007
    rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

    You can find some fun climbing on these obscuro crags. We really enjoyed this route. I personally didn't see the need to place any gear. The bolts seemed to protect everything pretty well.
    By Greg Hand
    From: Golden, CO
    Oct 16, 2007

    Ken, Ray & I added a bolt a few months ago to replace the blind smallest Alien placement. I have fixed the route description.
    By Tony B
    From: Around Boulder, CO
    Jul 27, 2010
    rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

    This route presently is pretty dirty. It might merit a star if it got a good brushing.

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