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Christal Ball S 
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Driven Like the Snow T 
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Right Arete T 
Ruff T,TR 
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Wizard Shuffle T,TR 

Snow Crash 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Richard Rossiter, David Brode, Michelle Brode, 2001.
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Ray Snead on Jun 1, 2002

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Eyeing up the crux.

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Description 

Climb the prominent arete in the middle of the crag. Lower to the right to avoid rope drag.

This may actually be worth the walk.

Protection 

6 bolts, 2-bolt anchor.


Photos of Snow Crash Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Wizard Rock.  The four bolted sport routes are sho...
BETA PHOTO: Wizard Rock. The four bolted sport routes are sho...
Rock Climbing Photo: Getting close to the crux.
Getting close to the crux.
Rock Climbing Photo: Bart Calkins at the crux by the 5th bolt.  He's cl...
Bart Calkins at the crux by the 5th bolt. He's cl...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jen Yuen approaching the crux roof on Snow Crash.
Jen Yuen approaching the crux roof on Snow Crash.
Rock Climbing Photo: Snow Crash.  Fun climbing up the blunt arete with ...
BETA PHOTO: Snow Crash. Fun climbing up the blunt arete with ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Climber on the crux roof of Snow Crash.
Climber on the crux roof of Snow Crash.

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By Ron Olsen
From: Boulder, CO
Oct 7, 2003

An airy climb with a steep crux at the 5th bolt. The crux can be done several ways; stepping left or going straight up. Both seem to be about the same difficulty.

The climb is about 80' long. The leader can also belay from a good ledge at the top instead of lowering.
By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
May 21, 2007
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Crux can also be done to the right. Regardless, this is the best sport climb at the rock and is pretty worthwhile.
By djoseph
May 17, 2008
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Fun climb. Mostly 5.9ish up a narrow arrete until a mid-10 thoughtful sequence between the fifth and sixth bolts. Worth the stroll over if you're at the third tier of Avalon.
By percious
From: Bear Creek, CO
Jul 3, 2009
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Probably the only worth-while climb at this crag. I think 10- is a very generous grade. Probably easier if you are taller.