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Speeding Ticket 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Susanna Dent, Hunt Prothro, Greg Hand, 6/10/2013
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Greg Hand on Jun 15, 2013

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Beware on your drive up the canyon or you will understand how this climb was named. Moderate climbing leads to thin moves near the top.


Begin just right of Wild Bore.


10 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor.

A higher 2-bolt anchor has been placed 10 feet higher.

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By Jay Samuelson
From: Denver CO
Jun 30, 2013
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

The anchor placement one this route confused me, I don't know why it wasn't put at the lip of the ledge instead of on it 5 feet back and behind a bush. Cool route, thanks for putting it in.
By Greg Hand
From: Golden, CO
Jun 30, 2013

Originally, the anchor was the same as for Hunting Party, but that made cleaning Speeding Ticket difficult because it was too far right. I thought about putting chains at what is now the next to last bolt but decided there was one more move to do. So I added another bolt. Then the rock was bad high on the ledge, so I placed the anchor in the good rock down low. I did not think the bush was a problem, so I let it live. It was a complicated decision.
By Jay Samuelson
From: Denver CO
Jul 1, 2013
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Right on, Greg, thanks for your efforts!
By Dave Clark 5.10
From: Golden, CO
Jul 11, 2013
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

One of the best beginner leads around, what with the close bolt spacing, consistent climbing, and a fairly long sport pitch. Nice addition.
By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Aug 21, 2013
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

This is fun and well bolted, but I think it is 5.6 and not 5.7.
By Chip Loomis
Sep 15, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Great sustained climb with super safe bolts. Nice exposure at the top.
For some reason I thought this was as challenging as the other 5.7s. These routes get a little wet with a big storm, and the sun does not start drying them out until after 11AM.
By Chick on Crack
From: Superior, CO
May 6, 2014
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Awesome slabby route to practice leading. I was debating between a 6 or 7 rate just because of one move, about halfway up, that didn't offer much to hold. To be fair, my slab footwork isn't that great. I like the final bolt was nice to have a relaxed cleaning stance. We thought about naming the bush Helga.
By sadie
From: Denver, CO
Feb 16, 2015

I found this to be a great lead route as the bolts were well spaced and plentiful. I thought this route was more fun than the other 5.6s.
By Paul Deger
From: Colorado
Oct 11, 2015

Loved this route! Fun slab work with foot smears and little pinches. I agree great lead for beginners!
By aarondray
May 15, 2017

Great route. Thanks to the developer for providing a well-protected beginner/moderate climb. I am concerned about the anchor bolts. They are placed in rock that is cracked around the left side, with water seeping. The right side of the rock is solid, but freeze/thaw cycles may weaken the rock. I recommend moving the anchor down to the slab where there is currently the last protection bolt.

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